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adjective     addicted pronunciation in American English
  1. unable to stop taking an illegal or harmful drug
    addicted to:

    He admitted he was addicted to cocaine.

    1. a.
      enjoying a particular activity very much and spending as much time as you can doing it
      addicted to:

      I don’t want the kids getting addicted to stupid TV programs.

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