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narcotic

Pronunciation: /nɑːrˈkɑːtɪk; nɑːˈkɒtɪk/

Translation of narcotic in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • estupefaciente (masculine), narcótico (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) narcotics squad brigada (feminine) de estupefacientes narcotics user toxicómano, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • And they happily spent millions on promoting the idea that cannabis was an extremely dangerous, addictive narcotic, that would kill, or drive users insane.
    • Federal law supersedes state law, and the government refuses to budge in classifying marijuana as a dangerous, illegal narcotic - and a gateway to harder drugs - with no medical value.
    • Buprenorphine is a daily oral medication that effectively blocks the action of heroin and other narcotics.

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