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appetite — ► NOUN 1) a natural desire to satisfy a bodily need, especially for food. 2) a liking or inclination: my appetite for study had gone. DERIVATIVES appetitive adjective. ORIGIN Latin appetitus desire for , from appetere seek after … English terms dictionary

to take away or spoil one’s appetite — sich (dat) den Appetit verderben

to have a good appetite — einen guten or gesunden Appetit haben

appetite for knowledge — Wissensdrang, der

appetite — [n] desire for food, worldly goods appetence, appetency, appetition, big eyes*, craving, demand, fondness, gluttony, greed, hankering, hunger, inclination, itch*, liking, longing, lust, passion, penchant, proclivity, propensity, ravenousness,… … New thesaurus

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I hope you’ve got an appetite — ich hoffe, ihr habt Appetit!

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