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recreational

[ rek-ree-ey-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌrɛk riˈeɪ ʃə nl /
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adjective

of or relating to recreation: recreational facilities in the park.
(of a drug or medication) used for recreation and enjoyment rather than to treat a medical condition: recreational drugs such as marijuana and alcohol.

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OTHER WORDS FROM recreational

rec·re·a·tion·al·ly, adverbmul·ti·rec·re·a·tion·al, adjectiveun·rec·re·a·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for recreational

recreational
/ (ˌrɛkrɪˈeɪʃənəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or used for recreationrecreational facilities
(of a drug) taken for pleasure rather than for medical reasons or because of an addiction
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