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thirst

noun
 
 
/θɜːst/
B2 [U, no plural] the feeling that you want to drink something: Many of the refugees collapsed from thirst and hunger. I had a long, cold drink to quench my thirst (= stop me feeling thirsty).Hungry and thirsty
a thirst for sth a strong wish for something: a thirst for adventureFeelings of desire
Translations of “thirst”
in Arabic عَطَش…
in Korean 갈증…
in Malaysian dahaga, dahagakan…
in French soif…
in Turkish susuzluk, susama, susamışlık…
in Italian sete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 需要飲水, 渴,口渴…
in Russian жажда…
in Polish pragnienie…
in Vietnamese sự khát, niềm khao khát…
in Spanish sed…
in Portuguese sede…
in Thai ความกระหายน้ำ, ความปรารถนา…
in German der Durst…
in Catalan set…
in Japanese のどの渇き…
in Indonesian rasa haus, dahaga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 需要饮水, 渴,口渴…
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