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tobacco

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tobaccoto‧bac‧co /təˈbækəʊ $ -koʊ/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 DFTthe dried brown leaves that are smoked in cigarettes, pipes etc2 the plant that produces these leaves
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tobaccoTaxes on alcohol and tobacco could be justified on these grounds.Alcohol and tobacco accelerate epidemics, such as tuberculosis and drug abuse.In tobacco there are no less than eight such pairs of genes.Out comes the cigar: the consolation of tobacco bears all our cares away.The largest declines were in textiles, tobacco, chemicals, rubber, paper and food.In the 1630s the tobacco boom showed signs of having reached its peak.Men, however, do not tend to kick the tobacco habit.The tobacco industry has never paid damages or settled a liability case.
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