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English definition of “bulimia”

bulimia

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