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anti-addiction

adjective an·ti-ad·dic·tion \ -ə-ˈdik-shən \

medical Definition of anti-addiction

: used to prevent or treat addiction
  • anti-addiction counseling
  • In the past decade … research in neurobiology has identified structures in the brain that might be targets for anti-addiction drugs.
  • —Denise GradyThe New York Times26 July 1998

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