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noun American English pronunciation: thirst /θɜrst/
  1. 1
    [singular] the feeling that you are thirsty
    quench your thirst (=drink until you are no longer thirsty):

    She drank and drank but couldn't quench her thirst.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the state of not having enough to drink

    Villagers were nearly dying of thirst when water supplies arrived.

  3. 3
    [singular] a strong feeling of wanting to have or do something
    thirst for:

    The materials are designed to satisfy young people's thirst for knowledge.

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