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hunger
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hunger /'hʌɳgə/
  • danh từ
    • sự đói, tình trạng đói
      • to die of hunger: chết đói
      • to suffer hunger: bị đói
      • to feel hunger: cảm thấy đói
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự ham muốn mãnh liệt, sự khao khát, sự ước mong tha thiết
      • a hunger for learning: sự ham học
  • nội động từ
    • đói, cảm thấy đói
    • (+ for, after) ham muốn mãnh liệt khát khao, ước mong tha thiết (cái gì)
      • to hunger for news: khát khao tin tức
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho đói, bắt nhịn đói
      • to hunger someone out of some place: bắt ai nhịn đói để phải ra khỏi nơi nào
Concise Dictionary
hungers|hungered|hungering'hʌŋgə(r)
noun
+a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
+strong desire for something (not food or drink)
verb
+feel the need to eat
+have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
+be hungry; go without food

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U] the state of not having enough food to eat, especially when this causes illness or death
Synonym: STARVATION
Around fifty people die of hunger every day in the camp. + The organization works to alleviate world hunger and disease.
2 [U] the feeling caused by a need to eat: hunger pangs + I felt faint with hunger.
3 [sing.] ~ (for sth) (formal) a strong desire for sth: a hunger for knowledge / information / success + Nothing seemed to satisfy their hunger for truth.
verb
Phrasal Verbs: hunger for / after sth/sb (literary) to have a strong desire or need for sth/sb: He hungered for knowledge.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 feeling of wanting to eat

ADJ.

extreme
Any good weight loss regime should not lead to extreme hunger.
| world

VERB + HUNGER

feel
It is usual to feel hunger during exercise.
| be weak with | die from/of
Thousands of people have died of hunger.
| alleviate, relieve, satisfy
looking for ways to alleviate world hunger Perhaps the cat was killing to satisfy hunger.

HUNGER + NOUN

pangs
The new snack bar will keep those hunger pangs at bay.
| strike
About 60 prisoners have gone on hunger strike.

PHRASES

pangs of hunger

2 strong desire for sth

ADJ.

great, insatiable | land
Peasant land hunger grew ever more acute as the population swelled.

VERB + HUNGER

feel, have | satisfy

HUNGER + VERB

grow

PREP.

~ for
She has an insatiable hunger for knowledge.



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