addiction
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addiction(
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dihk
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical dependence)
a. la adicción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Helen recently went into rehab because of her drug addiction.Helen acaba de entrar a un centro de rehabilitación por su adicción a las drogas.
b. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My doctor says that you cannot form an addiction to these sleeping pills.Según mi médico, estas pastillas para dormir no producen dependencia.
2. (obssession)
a. la adicción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our addiction to our electronic devices keeps growing.Nuestra adicción por nuestros aparatos electrónicos sigue aumentando.
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addiction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la adicción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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addiction [əˈdɪkʃən]
noun
1 (to drugs, alcohol) adicción (f); dependencia (f)
his addiction to drugs su adicción a or dependencia de las drogas; su drogodependencia
she needed money to finance her gambling addiction research on gambling addiction if smokers want to conquer their addiction they should be helped to do so
heroin addiction adicción (f) a or dependencia (f) de la heroína; heroinomanía (f)
2 adicción (f)
his addiction to TV soaps su adicción a las telenovelas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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drug addiction
la drogadicción
gambling addiction
adicción al juego
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