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[oh-pee-uh-miz-uh m] /ˈoʊ pi əˌmɪz əm/

the addictive use of as a stimulant or intoxicant.
the pathological condition caused by the addictive use of .
(pathol) addiction to opium or a condition resulting from prolonged use of opium


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