alcohol

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈæl.kə.hɔl/ or /ˈæl.kə.hɑl/
  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈæl.kə.hɒl/
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Noun[change]

Singular
alcohol

Plural
alcohols

Beer is a type of alcohol.
  1. (uncountable) Alcohol is the chemical in some drinks that makes you drunk (intoxicated).
    Beer, wine, and whiskey all have alcohol in them.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Another chemical similar to the one that makes you drunk.
    The scientist used an alcohol to fuel the burner.

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