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

     

    cannibalism

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkænɪbəlɪzəm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkænɪbəlɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the practice of eating human flesh to practise cannibalism
  2. 2(among animals) the fact of eating other animals of the same type