withdrawal slip meaning, withdrawal slip definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( withdrawals    plural  )
1       n-var   The withdrawalof something is the act or process of removing it, or ending it.  
FORMAL   usu N of n  
If you experience any unusual symptoms after withdrawal of the treatment then contact your doctor.     
2       n-uncount   Someone's withdrawalfrom an activity or an organization is their decision to stop taking part in it.  
usu with supp  
...his withdrawal from government in 1946.     
3       n-count   A withdrawal is an amount of money that you take from your bank account.,   (Antonym: deposit)   
4       n-uncount   Withdrawal is the period during which someone feels ill after they have stopped taking a drug which they were addicted to.  
Withdrawal from heroin is actually like a severe attack of gastric flu.     

withdrawal symptoms     
When someone has withdrawal symptoms, they feel ill after they have stopped taking a drug which they were addicted to.      n-plural  
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