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starvation dietnoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​act of ​eating only a very ​smallamount of ​food in ​order to ​loseweightquickly: She went on a ​starvationdiet and ​ended up in ​hospital.
(Definition of starvation diet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “starvation diet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 饥饿式节食减肥…
in Chinese (Traditional) 饑餓式節食減肥…
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