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12-step


12–step

adj \ˈtwelv-ˌstep\

Definition of 12-STEP

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a program that is designed especially to help an individual overcome an addiction, compulsion, serious shortcoming, or traumatic experience by adherence to 12 tenets emphasizing personal growth and dependence on a higher spiritual being
February 27, 2015
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