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eating disordernoun [C]

/ˈi·t̬ɪŋ dɪsˌɔr·dər/
medical an illness involving the amount of food a person eats, such as bulimia (nervosa) or anorexia (nervosa)
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eating disordernoun [C]

uk   /ˈiː.tɪŋ dɪˌsɔː.dər/ us   /ˈiː.t̬ɪŋ dɪˌsɔːr.dɚ/
a mental illness in which people eat far too little or far too much food and are unhappy with their bodies
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