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starvation

US [stɑrˈveɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [stɑː(r)ˈveɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.饥饿;饿死;挨饿
  • Web绝食;饥荒;饥饿法
Plural Form:starvations  
starvation
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n.
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饥饿;挨饿;饿死the state of suffering and death caused by having no food
to die of/from starvation
饿死
Millions will face starvation next year as a result of the drought.
由于发生旱灾,明年将有数百万人面临饥饿的威胁。
a starvation diet(= one in which you do not have much to eat)
不足果腹的食物
They were on starvation wages(= extremely low wages) .
他们挣的工资不够维持基本生活。

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