Meaning of TOBACCO in English


[noun] [U] - a substance which is smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc., or which is sometimes chewed, which is prepared from the dried leaves of a particular plantTotal cigarette consumption is declining - yet tobacco-industry profits are booming.Twenty-eight per cent of people asked thought that the advertising of tobacco (= tobacco and products made from it, such as cigarettes) and alcohol should be banned.Cancer of the tongue develops most often in heavy users of alcohol and tobacco.Pollution, tobacco smoke and sun rays are all potentially harmful to our skin.My grandfather used to chew tobacco.

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