Definition of 'hunger strike'
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She went on hunger strike in protest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nearly two months ago he began a hunger strike in protest at his treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His daughter went on hunger strike to protest his innocence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He went on hunger strike to protest at his detention. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was transferred after going on hunger strike in protest against the conditions in prison. The Sun (2015)Two hunger strikes in protest at her treatment have left her very weak, relatives said. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another British prisoner on hunger strike was reported yesterday to have had a stroke. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last night a coach and four players said that they planned to go on hunger strike in protest at the scale of the rewards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Last year, builders at the site went on hunger strike in protest about not being paid for four months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said: 'I intend to commence hunger strike in protest. The Sun (2016)Two Canadians detained in Cairo for more than a month without charges amid a clampdown on foreigners have gone on hunger strike in protest at their captivity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'hunger strike'
British English: hunger strike NOUN
If someone goes on hunger strike or goes on a hunger strike, they refuse to eat as a way of protesting about something.
The protesters have been on hunger strike for 17 days.
Definition of hunger strike from the Collins English Dictionary
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