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doping

noun

Simple Definition of doping

  • : the illegal use of a drug (such as a steroid) to improve an athlete's performance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of doping

  1. :  the use of a substance (as an anabolic steroid or erythropoietin) or technique (as blood doping) to illegally improve athletic performance

Examples of doping in a sentence

  1. increased efforts to detect doping at the Olympic Games



1900

First Known Use of doping

1900


Medical Dictionary

doping

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noun dop·ing \ˈdō-piŋ\

Medical Definition of doping

  1. :  the use of a substance (such as an anabolic steroid or erythropoietin) or technique (such as blood doping) to improve athletic performance and that is typically banned in competitive sports <… nearly two dozen athletes … have been banned from the Olympics in the last two weeks for doping violations.—Philip Hersh, The Chicago Tribune, 8 Aug. 2008>





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