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"malnutrition" in British English

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malnutritionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmæl.njuːˈtrɪ.ʃən/  us   /-nuː-/
physicalweakness and ​badhealthcaused by having too little ​food, or too little of the ​types of ​foodnecessary for good ​health: Many of the ​refugees are suffering fromsevere malnutrition.
(Definition of malnutrition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malnutritionnoun [U]

 us   /ˌmæl·nuˈtrɪʃ·ən/
physicalweakness and ​badhealth caused by a ​lack of ​food or by a ​lack of ​food that is good for you
(Definition of malnutrition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “malnutrition”
in Spanish desnutrición…
in Vietnamese sự suy dinh dưỡng…
in Malaysian pemakanan tak seimbang…
in Thai ภาวะขาดสารอาหาร…
in French sous-alimentation…
in German die Unterernährung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养不良…
in Turkish kötü beslenme…
in Russian недоедание…
in Indonesian kurang gizi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養不良…
in Polish niedożywienie…
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