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the act or state of starving; condition of being starved.
liable or seeming to cause starving:
a starvation diet.

the act or an instance of starving or state of being starved
(as modifier): a starvation diet, starvation wages

starvation star·va·tion (stär-vā’shən)

The act or process of starving.

The condition of being starved.


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