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addicted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drug culture
addictedad‧dic‧ted /əˈdɪktɪd/ ●●○ adjective  1 MDDADDICTEDunable to stop taking a harmful substance, especially a drugaddicted to Fifty million Americans are addicted to nicotine.2 LIKE somebody OR somethingliking something so much that you do not want to stop doing it or having itaddicted to kids addicted to surfing the Net
Examples from the Corpus
addictedThe tragedy is most of them become addicted.I tried to give up smoking several times before I realized I was addicted.But the criminals target the illegal events, sell drugs and encourage people to become addicted.By the time warnings were introduced, he says, he had become addicted.She was like a cured alcoholic who finds he can take a drink without again becoming addicted.By the time such warnings were printed, he had become addicted, he says.In acute cases, the babies are born addicted to cocaine.By the time he was 16, he was addicted to heroin.Its quite easy to get addicted to it.The children of mothers who use crack or cocaine are often born addicted to the drug.addicted toOne in seven people is addicted to alcohol or drugs.My kids are addicted to video games.
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