Meaning of “deprive someone of something” in the English Dictionary

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deprive someone of something

/dɪˈprɑɪv·əv/
phrasal verb with deprive verb

to take something, esp. something necessary or pleasant away from someone:

He was deprived of food for three days.

(Definition of “deprive someone of something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)