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With the docks destroyed, imports stalled and food supplies disrupted, high prices and shortages have caused widespread malnutrition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They lived in overcrowded slums and suffered frequently from malnutrition and disease. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Many more men died of malnutrition and disease. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Large numbers died from disease and malnutrition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)International aid agencies report chronic malnutrition in some regions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Evidence regarding chronic malnutrition yields the same result. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Experts warn it's a recipe for malnutrition, liver disease and cancer. The Sun (2008)The war also brought the dangers of chronic malnutrition as armies plundered local food reserves, leaving families more exposed to infection and less able to fight it. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Many nutritionists and physicians now agree that there is really only one disease: malnutrition; that all the other ills derive from it. Secrets of the Soil (1990)
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British English: malnutrition /ˌmælnjuːˈtrɪʃən/ NOUN
If someone is suffering from malnutrition, they are physically weak and extremely thin because they have not eaten enough food or had a balanced diet.
Infections are more likely in people suffering from malnutrition.
- American English: malnutrition
- Arabic: سُوءُ الْتَغْذِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: subnutrição
- Chinese: 营养不良
- Croatian: neuhranjenost
- Czech: podvýživa
- Danish: fejlernæring
- Dutch: ondervoeding
- European Spanish: desnutrición
- Finnish: aliravitsemus
- French: malnutrition
- German: Unterernährung
- Greek: υποσιτισμός
- Italian: denutrizione
- Japanese: 栄養不良
- Korean: 영양 실조
- Norwegian: feilernæring
- Polish: niedożywienie
- European Portuguese: subnutrição
- Romanian: malnutriție
- Russian: истощение (вследствие недоедания)
- Spanish: desnutrición
- Swedish: undernäring
- Thai: การขาดอาหาร
- Turkish: yetersiz beslenme
- Ukrainian: недоїдання
- Vietnamese: suy dinh dưỡng
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