Definition of nourishment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nourishment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnʌrɪʃmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɜːrɪʃmənt//
 
[uncountable](formal or specialist) Healthy eating habits, Good health
 
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food that is needed to stay alive, grow and stay healthy Can plants obtain adequate nourishment from such poor soil? (figurative) As a child, she was starved of intellectual nourishment. These seeds can be a great source of nourishment to birds in winter. lack of adequate nourishment You need natural, fresh food with lots of nourishment. See related entries: Healthy eating habits, Good health
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