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starvation diet

noun [C] uk   us  
the act of eating only a very small amount of food in order to lose weight quickly: She went on a starvation diet and ended up in hospital.
Translations of “starvation diet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 饑餓式節食減肥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 饥饿式节食减肥…
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