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secondary smoking

Line breaks: sec¦ond|ary smok¦ing

Definition of secondary smoking in English:

noun

Another term for passive smoking.
Example sentences
  • In Scotland we don't appear to have specific rulings in relation to secondary smoking and until we get them it will be difficult to form a view.
  • We are trying to protect people's health from secondary smoking.
  • Having first-hand experience of living with a smoker for 20 years, I know to my cost just how damaging secondary smoking can be.

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