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Definition of malnourished adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

malnourished

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌmælˈnʌrɪʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmælˈnɜːrɪʃt//
 
Healthy eating habits, Poverty and famine
 
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in bad health because of a lack of food or a lack of the right type of food Tired, malnourished people are prone to infection. See related entries: Healthy eating habits, Poverty and famine
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