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eating disorder

noun [C] uk   us  
a mental illness in which people eat far too little or far too much food and are unhappy with their bodies
Translations of “eating disorder”
in Chinese (Traditional) 飲食失調症,進食障礙…
in Russian нарушение питания…
in Turkish yemek yiyememe rahatsızlığı, düzenli yemek yiyememe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 饮食失调症,进食障碍…
in Polish zaburzenie łaknienia…
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