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English definition of “nourishment”

nourishment

noun [U]     /ˈnʌr.ɪʃ.mənt/ US  /ˈnɝː-/
food that you need to grow and stay healthy: Young babies obtain all the nourishment they need from their mother's milk.Diets and dieting
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