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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·dic·tion /əˈdɪkʃən, æ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·dic·tion /əˈdɪkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·dic·tion n.  The state of being addicted; devotion; inclination. “His addiction was to courses vain.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that
           is psychologically or physically habit-forming
           (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs) [syn: dependence,
            dependency, habituation]
      2: an abnormally strong craving
      3: (Roman law) a formal award by a court sentence of a thing or
         person to another (as of a debtor to his creditor); a
         surrender to a master; "under Roman law addiction was the
         justification for slavery"