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narcotic in Drugs, medicines topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnarcoticnar‧cot‧ic1 /nɑːˈkɒtɪk $ nɑːrˈkɑː-/ noun [countable]  1 narcotics2 MDa type of drug which makes you sleep and reduces pain
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narcoticIn the past month there had been 26 cases of battery, 24 narcotics cases, 10 thefts and five assaults.In another case this spring, a Chicago gangster was convicted after moving a narcotics ring to Rochester, Minn.Federal legislation banning narcotics had already been enacted three years earlier and the prohibition of alcohol was only two years away.He died from an overdose of narcotics.I had learned that kissing was a powerful narcotic.By 2015, bitter enmities played themselves out in gang warfare, narcotics traffic, and addiction.