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famine
American English: /ˈfæmən/
British English: /ˈfamɪn/

Translation of famine in Spanish:

noun

countable and uncountable
  • there's a famine of good novels this year
    hay una verdadera escasez de buenas novelas este año
    (before noun) famine relief
    asistencia (feminine) a las víctimas de la hambruna or del hambre
    Example sentences
    • But there is no doubt that the number of deaths from famine and from the results of malnutrition were at least of the order associated with the great famines of the past.
    • For example, warring factions often induce drought and famine through the use of scorched-earth tactics.
    • A poorly thought out redistribution policy could result in famine and disaster similar to what has happened in Zimbabwe.
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