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famine

noun [C, U]     /ˈfæmɪn/
a long period when people living in a particular area do not have enough food, and many of them suffer and dieHungry and thirsty
Translations of “famine”
in Arabic مَجاعة…
in Korean 기근…
in Malaysian kebuluran…
in French famine…
in Turkish açlık, kıtlık…
in Italian carestia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 饑荒, 饑荒時期…
in Russian голод (стихийное бедствие)…
in Polish głód, klęska głodu…
in Vietnamese nạn đói kém…
in Spanish hambruna, hambre…
in Portuguese fome…
in Thai ความอดอยาก…
in German die Hungersnot…
in Catalan fam…
in Japanese 飢饉(ききん)…
in Indonesian bahaya kelaparan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 饥荒, 饥荒时期…
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