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English definition of “malnutrition”

malnutrition

noun [U]     /ˌmæl.njuːˈtrɪ.ʃən/ US  /-nuː-/
physical weakness and bad health caused by having too little food , or too little of the types of food necessary for good health : Many of the refugees are suffering from severe malnutrition.Diets and dieting
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