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hunger strike

noun [C]  us   /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər ˌstrɑɪk/
a period when someone such as a prisoner refuses to eat, usually to show strong opposition to something
Translations of “hunger strike”
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕食抗議…
in Russian голодовка…
in Turkish açlık grevi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝食抗议…
in Polish głodówka, strajk głodowy…
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