addiction · noun C or U /əˈdɪk.ʃən/Full view
B2 when you cannot stop doing or taking something because you are addicted to it
Dictionary examples:

drug addiction

an addiction to alcohol

His addiction to computer games means he is spending far too much time indoors.

Learner example:

Sending text messages is an addiction which every teenager is obsessed with. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

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