Definition of 'nourishment'
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It can result from incomplete digestion providing bacteria with extra nourishment. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)He needed the extra nourishment that would come from those few dollars to live. Christianity Today (2000)It is not only annual competitions that offer nourishment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are left to admire the ingredients without finding much nourishment in the meal itself. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sugar gives quick relief to hunger but provides no lasting nourishment. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)After fasting the rested digestive system can work with increased efficiency to provide good quality nourishment for the process of regeneration. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)You have provided it with nourishment. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)But does it matter that this book has about as much intellectual nourishment as Hello! Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the weather gets colder, your skin needs a hit of extra nourishment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it's about finding the soul nourishment to deal with it all. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cricket provides rich nourishment in a diet that is low on self-esteem. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Big clumps can become starved at the centre and it is worth dividing them in autumn so that the individual bulbs can find more nourishment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They can provide nourishment, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just because a food is low in either, it will not necessarily help you to lose weight or provide you with vital nourishment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And yet, threaded through the radio schedules, there is intellectual nourishment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was an abrupt change; at first he relied on ready meals, which provided poor nourishment for both of them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'nourishment'
British English: nourishment NOUN
If something gives a person, animal, or plant nourishment, it gives them the food that they need to live, grow, and be healthy.
The mother provides the embryo with nourishment and a place to grow.
Definition of nourishment from the Collins English Dictionary
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