food security

[ foodsi-kyoor-i-tee ]

noun
  1. 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.

Origin of food security

1
First recorded in 1970–75

Other words from food security

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

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