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hunger

noun [U]  /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər/ us  

hunger noun [U] (FOOD)

the uncomfortable or painful feeling in your stomach caused by the need for or lack of food: Mother Teresa devoted her life to fighting hunger in the poorest parts of the world.

hunger noun [U] (DESIRE)

a strong wish or desire: a hunger for adventure/power

hunger

verb [I always + adv/prep] /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər/
to want something very much: She had always hungered for a starring role in a musical.
Translations of “hunger”
in Korean 굶주림, 기아…
in Arabic جوع…
in French faim…
in Turkish açlık, kıtlık, bir şeye duyulan açlık/aşırı istek…
in Italian fame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對食物的需求, 饑餓感, 饑餓…
in Russian голод, жажда, потребность…
in Polish głód…
in Spanish hambre, deseo, ganas…
in Portuguese fome…
in German der Hunger…
in Catalan gana, fam…
in Japanese 空腹, 飢餓, 飢え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对食物的需求, 饥饿感, 饥饿…
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