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"bereft" in British English

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bereftadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /bɪˈreft/ formal
(Definition of bereft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bereftadjective

 us   /bɪˈreft/
having to do without something or someone and ​suffering from the ​loss: I do ​hope he won't ​leave us ​utterly bereft of his ​wit and ​wisdom.
(Definition of bereft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bereft”
in Spanish privado de…
in Vietnamese bị mất…
in Malaysian kehilangan…
in Thai หมด…
in French privé de…
in German beraubt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏…的, 感到失落的…
in Turkish yalnız ve son derece üzgün…
in Russian опустошенный…
in Indonesian kehilangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏…的, 感到失落的…
in Polish opuszczony, osamotniony…
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