Meaning of “hunger strike” in the English Dictionary

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hunger strikenoun [ C ]

us /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər ˌstrɑɪk/

a period when someone such as a prisoner refuses to eat, usually to show strong opposition to something

(Definition of “hunger strike” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)