Translation of "deprivation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌdep.rɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ us

a situation in which you do not have things or conditions that are usually considered necessary for a pleasant life

They used sleep deprivation as a form of torture.
There is awful deprivation in the shanty towns.
There were food shortages and other deprivations during the Civil War.

(Translation of “deprivation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)