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English definition of “starve”
/stɑrv/ v [I/T]
› 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
/stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/ n [U] › The animals died of starvation.