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hunger strike

noun [C or U] uk   us  
the act of refusing to eat in order to make a protest: The prisoners have gone on (a) hunger strike to protest about prison conditions.
hunger striker
noun [C] uk   us  
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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