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English definition of “starve”

starve

verb   /stɑrv/ (present participle starving, past tense and past participle starved)
to become ill or die because you do not have enough food : Many people have starved to death in parts of Africa .
starvation noun [no plural] Children were dying of starvation.
(Definition of starve verb from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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