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English definition of “thirst”

thirst

noun [S or U] (NEED FOR DRINK)    /θɜːst/ US  /θɝːst/
B2 a need for something to drink: Hundreds of refugees collapsed from hunger and thirst. I've got a terrible thirst after all that running. I woke up with a thumping headache and a raging (= extreme) thirst.Hungry and thirsty
(Definition of thirst noun (NEED FOR DRINK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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