Translation of "starve" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /stɑːv/ us /stɑrv/ 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. Molte persone sono morte di fame in questa parte del mondo negli anni ‘80.
starvation noun [ no plural ] /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ /stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/

Children were dying of starvation. I bambini stavano morendo di fame.

(Translation of “starve” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)