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food insecurity

[ foodin-si-kyoor-i-tee ]
/ ˈfud ɪn sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti /
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noun

an economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food.

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Origin of food insecurity

First recorded in 1975–80

OTHER WORDS FROM food insecurity

food in·se·cure, food-in·se·cure, adjective
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