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English definition of “deprive”


verb [T]     /dɪˈpraɪv/
B2 to take something, especially something necessary or pleasant, away from someone: He claimed that he had been deprived of his freedom/rights. You can't function properly when you're deprived of sleep.Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
(Definition of deprive verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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