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Spanish translation of “starve”

starve

verb /staːv/
to (cause to) die, or suffer greatly, from hunger
morir de hambre
In the drought, many people and animals starved (to death) They were accused of starving their prisoners.
to be very hungry
estar muy hambriento
Can’t we have supper now? I’m starving.
starvation noun a starving state
hambruna
They died of starvation.
(Definition of starve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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