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Heavy drinking

Definition:

Heavy drinking is a pattern of drinking that exceeds certain standards that are considered moderate or socially acceptable.

Heavy drinking can be defined in various ways, for example:

  • more than a certain amount per day (e.g. more than three drinks per day),
  • more than a certain quantity per occasion (e.g. five drinks on one occasion, at least once a week), or
  • drinking every day.

Source: GreenFacts,

Related words:

Alcohol - Alcohol dependence - Drunkenness - Heavy episodic drinking

Translation(s):

Español: Consumo excesivo de alcohol
Français: Consommation excessive d’alcool

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