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hunger

US [ˈhʌŋɡər]
UK [ˈhʌŋɡə(r)]
  • n.饥饿;饥荒;渴求;饥饿感
  • v.饥饿;使饥饿;使因饥而… (into out of)
  • Web渴望;欲望;洪格尔
Simple Present:hungers  Present Participle:hungering  Past Tense:hungered  
HUNGER
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n.
1.
[u]
饥饿;饥荒the state of not having enough food to eat, especially when this causes illness or death
Around fifty people die of hunger every day in the camp.
集中营里每天大约有五十人饿死。
The organization works to alleviate world hunger and disease.
这个机构致力于减少世界上的饥饿和疾病。
2.
[u]
饥饿感;食欲;胃口the feeling caused by a need to eat
hunger pangs
饥饿引起的胃痛
I felt faint with hunger.
我当时饿得发昏。
3.
[sing]
~ (for sth)
(对某事物的)渴望,渴求a strong desire for sth
a hunger for knowledge
对知识的渴求
Nothing seemed to satisfy their hunger for truth.
似乎没有什么能满足他们对真理的渴求。
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