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Meaning of “starve” - Learner’s Dictionary

starve

verb [I, T]     /stɑːv/
to become sick or die because you do not have enough food, or to make someone sick or die because they do not have enough food: Many people have starved to death in parts of Africa.Diets and dietingHungry and thirstyDeath and dying
starvation     /stɑːˈveɪʃən/ noun [U] Children were dying of starvation.
(Definition of starve from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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