drug
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drug(
druhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (narcotic)
a. la droga
(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).
I wish those teenagers weren't addicted to drugs.Desearía que esos adolescentes no fueran adictos a las drogas.
b. el narcótico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are reports of drugs being sold in the street outside the junior high school.Hay denuncias de venta de narcóticos frente a la escuela secundaria.
2. (pharmacology)
a. la medicina
(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).
The doctor prescribed some drugs for my constant headache.El doctor me recetó unas medicinas para mi continuo dolor de cabeza.
b. el medicamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is a very expensive drug.Este es un medicamento muy caro.
c. el fármaco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This company develops many new drugs.Esta compañía desarrolla muchos fármacos nuevos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to give drugs)
a. drogar
Someone drugged her to make her lose consciousness.Alguien la drogó para que perdiera el conocimiento.
4. (to add drugs)
a. echar droga
The kidnappers drugged his tea and grabbed him as he fainted outside the restaurant.Los secuestradores echaron droga en su té y lo capturaron cuando se desmayó al salir del restaurante.
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drug
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el medicamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (illegal)
a. la droga
(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).
hard/soft drugsdrogas duras/blandas
to take drugsdrogarse, tomar drogas
drug abusedrogadicción f
drug addictdrogadicto(a) m,f, toxicómano(a) m,f
drug dealernarcotraficante m,f, traficante mf de drogas
drug squadbrigada de estupefacientes
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. drogar
they had drugged his wine/foodle echaron una droga en el vino/la comida
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drug [drʌɡ]
noun
(Med) medicamento (m); fármaco (m); (addictive substance) droga (f); (illegal substance) droga (f); narcótico (m)
to take drugs drogarse; he's on drugs se droga; hard/soft drugs drogas (f) duras/blandas
to be a drug on the market ser invendible
transitive verb
[+person] drogar; [+wine etc] echar una droga en
to be in a drugged sleep dormir bajo los efectos de una droga; to drug o.s. drogarse
modifier
drug abuse (n) toxicomanía (f)
drug abuser (n) toxicómanoatoxicómana (m) (f);a toxicómana
drug addict (n) drogadictoadrogadicta (m) (f);a drogadicta
drug addiction (n) drogadicción (f); toxicomanía (f)
drug baron (n) capo (m)
drug check (n) prueba (f) de la droga; control (m) antidoping
drug dealer (n) traficante (m) de drogas
drug dependency (n) drogodependencia (f)
drug habit (n) adicción (f) (a las drogas)
drug peddler drug pusher (n) traficante (m) de drogas; camello (informal) (m)
drug raid (US) (n) redada (f) antidroga
...a police drugs raid on a public house in Kent Last March police staged a highly publicized drug raid on three fraternities at the University of Virginia
drug ring (US) (n) red (f) de narcotráfico
A major drugs ring has been uncovered at Prince Andrew's naval base ...the country's largest drug ring, the Medellin cocaine cartel
drug runner drug smuggler (n) narcotraficante (m)
drug squad (n) brigada (f) antidrogas; brigada (f) de estupefacientes
drugs raid (n) redada (f) antidroga
drugs ring (n) red (f) de narcotráfico
drug taker (n)
drug user See culture box in entry drug.
drug traffic (n) narcotráfico (m); tráfico (m) de drogas
drug trafficker (n) traficante (m) de drogas; narcotraficante (m)
drug trafficking (n) narcotráfico (m); tráfico (m) de drogas
In March of 1989, William Bennett became the first director of the newly created National Drug Control Policy Office. And he became known as the drug czar. The goal was to come up with a coordinated response that would allow the US to get control of the country's drug problem
drug user (n) consumidoraconsumidora (m) (f) de drogas;a consumidora drogadictoadrogadicta (m) (f);a drogadicta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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