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Meaning of “anorexia” - Learner’s Dictionary

anorexia

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌænərˈeksiə/ ( also anorexia nervosa,
 
/ænərˌeksiənɜːˈvəʊsə/
 
)
a mental illness in which someone refuses to eat and becomes very thinDiets and dietingHungry and thirstyMental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of anorexia from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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