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"undernourished" in British English

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undernourishedadjective

uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈnʌr.ɪʃt/  us   /-dɚˈnɝː-/
not ​eating enough ​food to ​continue to be in good ​health: Many of the ​children are undernourished and ​suffering from ​seriousdiseases.
(Definition of undernourished from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"undernourished" in American English

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undernourishedadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·dərˈnɜr·ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr·ɪʃt/
not ​eating enough ​food to ​maintain good ​health
(Definition of undernourished from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “undernourished”
in Spanish desnutrido…
in Vietnamese suy dinh dưỡng…
in Malaysian kurang pemakanan…
in Thai ที่ขาดสารอาหาร…
in French sous-alimenté…
in German unterernährt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养不足的, 未吃饱的…
in Indonesian kurang gizi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養不足的, 未吃飽的…
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