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hunger

noun
 
 
/ˈhʌŋɡər/
FEELING [U] B1 the feeling you have when you need to eat: The children were almost crying with hunger by the time we got home.Hungry and thirsty
NOT ENOUGH FOOD [U] B2 the state of not having enough food: Many of the refugees died of hunger.Hungry and thirsty
WISH [no plural] a strong wish for something: a hunger for success/knowledgeFeelings of desire
Translations of “hunger”
in Korean 굶주림, 기아…
in Arabic جوع…
in French faim…
in Turkish açlık, kıtlık, bir şeye duyulan açlık/aşırı istek…
in Italian fame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對食物的需求, 饑餓感, 饑餓…
in Russian голод, жажда, потребность…
in Polish głód…
in Spanish hambre, deseo, ganas…
in Portuguese fome…
in German der Hunger…
in Catalan gana, fam…
in Japanese 空腹, 飢餓, 飢え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对食物的需求, 饥饿感, 饥饿…
(Definition of hunger from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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