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ad·dic·tive

 (ə-dĭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Causing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive substance.
2. Characterized by or susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality.
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addictive

(əˈdɪktɪv)
adj
of, relating to, or causing addiction
adˈdictiveness n
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ad•dic•tive

(əˈdɪk tɪv)

adj.
1. producing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive drug.
2. more than normally susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality.
[1935–40]
ad•dic′tive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.addictive - causing or characterized by addictionaddictive - causing or characterized by addiction; "addictive drugs"; "addictive behavior"
nonaddictive - not causing or characterized by addiction; "for years tobacco companies have contended that tobacco is nonaddictive"
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addictive

adjective habit-forming, compelling, compulsive, causing addiction or dependency, moreish or morish (informal) Cigarettes are highly addictive.
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Translations
návykový
addiktiivinenaiheuttavariippuvuus

addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] ADJ
1. (lit) [drug] → que crea adicción, adictivo; [personality] → propenso a las adicciones
cigarettes are highly addictivelos cigarros son muy adictivos or crean una fuerte adicción
an addictive habitun vicio que crea adicción
2. (fig) to be addictiveser como una droga, ser adictivo, ser un vicio
rock climbing is addictiveel alpinismo es como una drogael alpinismo es adictivo, el alpinismo es un vicio
movie-making can quickly become addictiveel hacer películas puede convertirse pronto en una adicción
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addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] adj
(lit) [substance, drug] → qui crée une dépendance
Cigarettes are highly addictive → Les cigarettes créent une forte dépendance.
(fig) [food, TV programme] → qui crée une dépendanceadding machine [ˈædɪŋ] nmachine f à calculer
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addictive

adj to be addictive (lit)süchtig machen; (fig)zu einer Sucht werden können; these drugs/watching TV can become addictivediese Drogen können/Fernsehen kann zur Sucht werden; addictive drugSuchtdroge f; to have an addictive personalitysuchtanfällig sein, ein Suchttyp msein (inf)
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addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] adjche dà assuefazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

addictive

adj adictivo, que crea dependencia
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