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"malnourished" in British English

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malnourishedadjective

uk   /ˌmælˈnʌr.ɪʃt/  us   /-ˈnɝː-/
weak and in ​badhealth because of having too little ​food or too little of the ​types of ​foodnecessary for good ​health
(Definition of malnourished from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malnourishedadjective

 us   /mælˈnɜr·ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr·ɪʃt/
weak and in ​badhealth because of a ​lack of ​food or a ​lack of ​food that is good for you: By the ​time we ​saw the ​child, she was ​extremely malnourished.
(Definition of malnourished from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “malnourished”
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养不良的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養不良的…
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