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deprived

adjective uk   /dɪˈpraɪvd/ us  
C1 not having the things that are necessary for a pleasant life, such as enough money, food, or good living conditions: She had a deprived childhood/comes from a deprived background. a deprived area
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in Chinese (Traditional) 短缺的,匱乏的, 貧寒的…
in Russian бедный…
in Turkish yoksun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短缺的,匮乏的, 贫寒的…
in Polish ubogi, najuboższy, upośledzony…
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