undernourished


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un·der·nour·ish

 (ŭn′dər-nûr′ĭsh)
tr.v. un·der·nour·ished, un·der·nour·ish·ing, un·der·nour·ish·es
To provide with insufficient quantity or quality of nourishment to sustain proper health and growth.

un′der·nour′ish·ment n.

undernourished

(ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt)
adj
deprived of nutrients essential for health and growth

un•der•nour•ished

(ˌʌn dərˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-)

adj.
1. not nourished with sufficient or proper food to maintain health or normal growth.
2. lacking the essential elements for proper development: emotionally undernourished.
[1925–30]
un`der•nour′ish•ment, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undernourished - not getting adequate foodundernourished - not getting adequate food; "gaunt underfed children"; "badly undernourished"
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment

undernourished

adjective malnourished, starving, underfed People who are undernourished also lack reserves of energy.
Translations
ناقِص التَّغْذِيَه
podvyživený
underernæret
hiányosan táplált
vannærîur
izkāmējisnepietiekami barots
yetersiz beslenmiş

undernourished

[ˈʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt] ADJsubalimentado, desnutrido

undernourished

[ˌʌndərˈnʌrɪʃt] adjsous-alimenté(e)

undernourished

[ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt] adjdenutrito/a

undernourished

(andəˈnariʃt) , ((American) -ˈnə:-) adjective
suffering from lack of food or nourishment.

undernourished

a. desnutrido-a; malnutrido-a.

undernourished

adj desnutrido, malnutrido, subalimentado
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1 (Petra)- The number of undernourished in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) has more than doubled since 1990 standing now at about 33 million peoples,UN Hunger Report said Tuesday.
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The overall trend in hunger reduction in developing countries means that the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving the proportion of undernourished people by 2015 is within reach.
The number of chronically undernourished people in the world's poorest countries has fallen by nearly 10% over the past two decades, but one in four sub-Saharan Africans still face food shortages.
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The number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million, equivalent to a country the size of the Philippines, according to a report by the United Nations food agency (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP).
Most of the undernourished children were not exclusively breastfed, less breast fed or were initiated supplementary nutrition at a much later period.
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