Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “famine” en inglés

See all translations

famine

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈfæm.ɪn/ us  
C2 a situation in which there is not enough food for a great number of people, causing illness and death, or a particular period when this happens: Another crop failure could result in widespread famine. There were reports of refugees dying of famine. Thousands of people emigrated during the Irish potato famine of 1845–46.
Traducciones de “famine”
en coreano 기근…
en árabe مَجاعة…
en francés famine…
en turco açlık, kıtlık…
en italiano carestia…
en chino (tradicionál) 饑荒, 饑荒時期…
en ruso голод (стихийное бедствие)…
en polaco głód, klęska głodu…
en español hambre, hambruna…
en portugués fome…
en alemán die Hungersnot…
en catalán fam…
en japonés 飢饉(ききん)…
en chino (simplificado) 饥荒, 饥荒时期…
(Definition of famine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de famine
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “famine” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

luck out

to be very lucky

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más