starvation

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star·va·tion

 (stär-vā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of starving.
2. The condition of being starved.

starvation

(stɑːˈveɪʃən)
n
a. the act or an instance of starving or state of being starved
b. (as modifier): a starvation diet; starvation wages.

star•va•tion

(stɑrˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
the act of starving or the state of being starved.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.starvation - a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
hunger, hungriness - a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
2.starvation - the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"
privation, deprivation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

starvation

noun lack of food, famine, malnourishment, food deprivation Over three hundred people had died of starvation.
Translations
جوع
vyhladovění
sult
nälkä
éhezés
svelti
hladovanievyhladovanie
stradanje
svält

starvation

[stɑːˈveɪʃən]
A. Nhambre f, inanición f, hambruna f (LAm) (fig) → privación f
to die of starvationmorir de hambre
they are threatened with starvationles amenaza el hambre
fuel starvation (Tech) → agotamiento m del combustible
B. CPD starvation diet Nrégimen m de hambre
starvation wages NPLsueldo m de hambre

starvation

[stɑːrˈveɪʃən] nfamine f
to die of starvation, to die from starvation → mourir de faim

starvation

n (act) → Hungern nt; (of besieged people)Aushungern nt; (= condition)Hunger m; to die of starvationverhungern, hungers or den Hungertod sterben (geh); to live on a starvation dietHunger leiden; the prisoners were kept on a starvation diet for monthsman ließ die Gefangenen monatelang fast verhungern; to go on a starvation diet (hum)eine Hungerkur machen; starvation wagesHungerlohn m, → Hungerlöhne pl

starvation

[stɑːˈveɪʃn] ninedia, fame f
to die of starvation → morire d'inedia
it might be fuel starvation (Tech) → potrebbe essere un problema di alimentazione del carburante

starve

(staːv) verb
1. to (cause to) die, or suffer greatly, from hunger. In the drought, many people and animals starved (to death); They were accused of starving their prisoners.
2. to be very hungry. Can't we have supper now? I'm starving.
starˈvation noun
a starving state. They died of starvation.

star·va·tion

n. desnutrición, inanición, hambre, privación de alimentos por un largo tiempo.

starvation

n inanición f (form), hambre f; to die of starvation..morir de hambre