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Overview of noun starvation

The noun starvation has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) starvation, famishment

(a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period)

2. (1) starvation, starving

(the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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