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English definition of “hunger”

hunger

noun (NEED FOR FOOD)    /ˈhʌŋ.ɡər/ US  /-ɡɚ/
B1 [U] the feeling you have when you need to eat : I can't believe that that enormous meal wasn't enough to satisfy your hunger. By about nine o'clock she started to feel faint from/with hunger. I often suffer from hunger pangs (= strong feelings of needing something to eat ) in the middle of the afternoon .Hungry and thirsty B2 [U] a situation in which the body does not have enough food : All over the world , people die of hunger every day .Hungry and thirsty
(Definition of hunger noun (NEED FOR FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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