inanición
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inanición(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (illness)
a. starvation
La prisionera lleva tanto tiempo en huelga de hambre que a este paso morirá por inanición.The prisoner has been on a hunger strike for so long that, at this rate, she'll die of starvation.
b. inanition
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
El riesgo de inanición es alto en las condiciones extremas de la zona asediada.The risk of inanition is high in the extreme conditions of the besieged area.
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inanición
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. starvation
morir de inaniciónto die of starvation, to starve to death
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inanición
1 (hambre) starvation
morir de inanición to die of starvation
2 (Med) inanition
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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