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Italian translation of “starve”

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starve

verb
 
/stɑːv/ ( present participle starving, past tense and past participle starved)
to become sick or die because you do not have enough food
morire di fame
Many people starved to death in this part of the world in the 1980s.
starvation /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ noun [no plural]
fame
Children were dying of starvation.
(Definition of starve from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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