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starveverb [I/T]

 us   /stɑrv/
to become weak or die because there is not enough food to eat: [I] Many people could starve because of the drought. If you say you are starving, you want to eat: [I] I’m starved because I missed lunch today.
starvation
noun [U]  us   /stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/
The animals died of starvation.
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