thirst after/for sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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thirst after/for sth

phrasal verb with thirst uk   /θɜːst/  us   /θɝːst/ verb
to ​feel very ​strongly that you ​want and need a ​particular thing: to be thirsting for ​justice/​truth/​adventure
(Definition of thirst after/for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thirst after/for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴求,渴望…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴求,渴望…
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