[ al-uh-non ]
/ ˈæl əˌnɒn /
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a support and discussion group for the relatives of people with alcohol use disorder, usually operated in conjunction with Alcoholics Anonymous.
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Origin of Al-Anon
First recorded in 1950–55; by shortening
Words nearby Al-Anon
à l'anglaise, Alani, Alania, alanine, alannah, Al-Anon, alant starch, alanyl, Alaouite, alap, alapa
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How to use Al-Anon in a sentence
Al-Anon helped me to recognize my role in the family dynamic.Ask Amy: Adopted sister keeps birth family a secret|Amy Dickinson|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
He had only recently begun attending Al-Anon, a recovery fellowship for the loved ones of alcoholics.Yes, You Can Change People|Benoit Denizet-Lewis|January 10, 2010|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Al-Anon
/ (ˈæləˌnɒn) /
an association for the families and friends of alcoholics to give mutual support
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