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starvation

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noun star·va·tion \stär-ˈvā-shən\

Simple Definition of starvation

  • : suffering or death caused by having nothing to eat or not enough to eat : the condition of someone who is starving

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of starvation

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of starving

  2. 2 :  the state of being starved



STARVATION Defined for Kids

starvation

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noun star·va·tion \stär-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of starvation for Students

  1. :  suffering or death caused by lack of food :  the condition of being starved




Medical Dictionary

starvation

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noun star·va·tion \stär-ˈvā-shən\

Medical Definition of starvation

  1. 1:  the act or an instance of starving

  2. 2:  the state of being starved





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