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Definition of famine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

famine

 noun
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NAmE//ˈfæmən//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a lack of food during a long period of time in a region a severe famine disasters such as floods and famine the threat of widespread famine in the area to raise money for famine relief
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