Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of famine.

Etymologies

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famine +‎ -like

Examples

  • The goal is to turn Afghanistan not into a Jeffersonian democracy but into a quasi-functioning state, restoring order, roads, bridges and water supplies and ending the faminelike conditions that are producing refugees.

    Next: 'Nation-Building Lite'

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