English to Afrikaans Meaning :: addiction

verslawing
Addiction :
verslawing
- verslawingverslawing
 

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Noun(1) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs(2) an abnormally strong craving(3) (Roman law, as the award of a debtor to his creditor

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(1) Critics have claimed the explosion of new casinos could lead to a rise in addiction to gambling.(2) It is the supporters of the current system who are not serious about fighting drug addiction .(3) It is now widely accepted that a high proportion of crime is the result of drug addiction .(4) I held down various jobs through my addiction but soon my usage was an everyday occurrence.(5) This then traps the users into a world of addiction , which is very hard to get out of.(6) an addiction to gambling(7) But her young life was cut short after she became caught in a spiral of drug addiction .(8) There is a genuine debate about how to deal with the harm done by drug addiction .(9) He is receiving help with his alcohol addiction and wants to stop this offending behaviour.(10) Participants are offered help in everything from fighting drug addiction to getting a job.(11) Almost everyone here knows someone whose child is struggling with drug addiction .(12) he committed the offence to finance his drug addiction(13) I had been struggling with crack and heroin addiction through a long period of my life.(14) It is widely used as a substitute for patients who are attempting to combat addiction to heroin.(15) She was embarrassed about her drug addiction and wanted to do something about it.(16) he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction
Related Words
(1) drug addiction ::
dwelmverslawing
Synonyms
Noun
1. dependency ::
afhanklikheid
2. devotion to ::
toewyding aan
3. dependence ::
afhanklikheid
Different Forms
addiction, addictions
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neurobiology of addiction
in lower animals.

neurobiology of ADDICTION in lower animals.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 6


Don\'t forget genetic predisposition
towards addiction.

Don't forget genetic predisposition towards ADDICTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 10


Did I tell you our lab got a grant
to study addiction?

Did I tell you our lab got a grant to study ADDICTION?

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 20


I\'m right in the middle
of my addiction study.

I'm right in the middle of my ADDICTION study.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 15


Not really.
Gambling addiction is a sickness.

Not really. Gambling ADDICTION is a sickness.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 6


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