addiction

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈdɪkʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈdɪkʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə dikshən)


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addiction

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has a [severe, relentless] addiction
  2. has an addiction to [heroine, sex, gambling]
  3. has a [heroine] addiction
  4. a [person, patient, teenager] with a [heroine] addiction
  5. is (still) recovering from an addiction (to)
  6. go to rehab for his addiction
  7. is being treated for the addiction
  8. [Chocolate, Reality TV] is an addiction of mine.
  9. can help to treat an addiction
  10. could [become, turn into, lead to] an addiction
  11. How did he pay for his addiction?
  12. [turned to crime, sold her house] to pay for her addiction
  13. is battling an addiction (to)
  14. [kicked, beat] his addiction (to)
  15. [combat, fight] (heroine) addiction
  16. is struggling [with, from] addiction (to)
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