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food security

[ foodsi-kyoor-i-tee ]
/ ˈfud sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti /
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noun
an economic and social condition of ready access by all members of a household to nutritionally adequate and safe food: a household with high food security.
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Origin of food security

First recorded in 1970–75

OTHER WORDS FROM food security

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