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bulimia

noun [U]     /bʊˌlɪm.i.ə/ /-ˈliː.mi-/
a mental illness in which someone eats in an uncontrolled way and in large amounts , then vomits intentionally → Compare anorexia nervosaDiets and dietingMental and psychiatric disorders bulimic     /bʊˈlɪm.ɪk/ /-ˈliː.mɪk/ noun [C], adjective Diets and dietingMental and psychiatric disorders
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