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VOA新闻热词视频 News Words: Famine 2016-10-13(英语字幕)

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This week's news word comes from the city of Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria.

这周的新闻词汇来自一则关于尼日利亚博尔诺州迈杜古里城发生的事情的新闻中。

Famine:

Famine,即,饥荒:

Aid agencies are warning of a possible famine in parts of Borno State, still cut off by insecurity. Here in the state capital, shortages have driven up the prices of staples like tomatoes, bread, and rice.

援助机构警告称博尔诺州部分地区可能面临饥荒,原因是由于不安全因素导致供应被切断。在州首府,供应短缺导致主食(如西红柿、面包和大米)价格上涨。

A famine is an extreme shortage of food that often leads to widespread starvation. In this story, the activities of a terror group are blocking food transports. And prices have increased on the food that is available.

Famine指食物极度短缺,往往导致大范围的饥荒。这则新闻中,恐怖组织活动阻断了食物运输,同时,可购食物的价格也在上涨。

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