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English definition of “hunger”

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
(Definition of hunger from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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