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starve

verb [I/T]  /stɑrv/ us  
to become weak or die because there is not enough food to eat: [I] Many people could starve because of the drought. If you say you are starving, you want to eat: [I] I’m starved because I missed lunch today.
starvation
noun [U]  /stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/ us  
The animals died of starvation.
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