smoking

noun
ADJECTIVE
chain, heavy
passive (BrE)

the dangers of passive smoking

teen (esp. AmE), teenage, underage

The campaign aims to reduce teen smoking.

cigar, cigarette, pipe, tobacco
cannabis (esp. BrE), marijuana (esp. AmE)
VERB + SMOKING
start, take up
give up (esp. BrE), quit (esp. AmE), stop

I'm trying to stop smoking.

cut down on (esp. BrE), reduce

The doctor advised me to cut down on smoking and alcohol.

ban
allow
SMOKING + NOUN
habit
ban

A total smoking ban has been imposed throughout the building.

room
PHRASES
a ban on smoking
the dangers of smoking, the effects of smoking

a study of the harmful effects of smoking

no smoking

The company has a strict no-smoking policy.

smoking-related death
smoking-related disease, smoking-related illness (esp. BrE)

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • smoking — [ smɔkiŋ ] n. m. • 1890; angl. smoking jacket « veste d intérieur », proprt « pour fumer » ♦ Veston de cérémonie en drap et à revers de soie que les hommes portent lorsque l habit n est pas de rigueur. Costume composé de ce veston, du pantalon à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Smoking — Sm std. (19. Jh.) Scheinentlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. smoking jacket, smoking suit, eigentlich Jacke bzw. Anzug zum Rauchen , zu ne. smoke rauchen . Es handelt sich um die bequemere und weniger schonungsbedürftige Kleidung, die nach dem formalen… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Smoking — Smok ing, a. & n. from {Smoke}. [1913 Webster] {Smoking bean} (Bot.), the long pod of the catalpa, or Indian bean tree, often smoked by boys as a substitute for cigars. {Smoking car}, a railway car carriage reserved for the use of passengers who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smoking — »(meist schwarzer) Gesellschaftsanzug«: Das am Ende des 19. Jh.s aufkommende Fremdwort ist als Kurzform aus engl. Bezeichnungen wie smoking suit oder smoking jacket »Rauchjackett, Rauchanzug« hervorgegangen. Gemeint ist ein Jackett (oder Anzug),… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • smoking — / zmɔking/ s.m. [voce pseudoingl., dalla locuz. smoking jacket giacca da sera (propr. da fumo, per fumare , sost. verbale di to smoke fumare ); in ingl. lo stesso indumento si chiama tuxedo ]. (abbigl.) [abito maschile da cerimonia] ▶◀ ‖ frac,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • smoking — /ˈzmɔkin(g)/ [vc. ingl., abbr. di smoking jacket «giacca per fumare»] s. m. inv. dinner jacket (ingl) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • smoking — smòking m <N mn nzi> DEFINICIJA muško svečano popodnevno ili večernje jednoredno odijelo, ob. crne boje ETIMOLOGIJA engl. smoking jacket: prvobitno odijelo za pušenje …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Smoking — (S. jacket, engl., »Rauchjackett«), Gesellschaftsjacken für Herren. Der Ausdruck ist in England nicht verbreitet (dort sagt man dinner jacket) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Smoking — (engl.), Art Frackjackett …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • smòking — m 〈N mn nzi〉 muško svečano popodnevno ili večernje jednoredno odijelo, ob. crne boje ✧ {{001f}}engl …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • smoking — → esmoquin …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

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