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English definition of “starve”

starve

verb [T, often passive]
 
 
/stɑːv/
if a company, etc. is starved of something necessary or good, it does not receive enough of it: starve sth of sth His predecessor in the job had starved the business of capital investment.be starved of/for cash/funds/investment The company was starved of cash and failed to compete worldwide.
-starved suffix
(Definition of starve from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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