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"deprived" in British English

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deprivedadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈpraɪvd/
C1 not having the things that are ​necessary for a ​pleasantlife, such as enough ​money, ​food, or good ​livingconditions: She had a deprived ​childhood/comes from a deprived ​background. a deprived ​area

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(Definition of deprived from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deprived" in American English

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deprivedadjective

 us   /dɪˈprɑɪvd/
lacking something that is ​needed to ​live the way most ​peoplelive: He took ​pictures in deprived ​areas of the ​city.
(Definition of deprived from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deprived”
in Chinese (Simplified) 短缺的,匮乏的, 贫寒的…
in Turkish yoksun…
in Russian бедный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短缺的,匱乏的, 貧寒的…
in Polish ubogi, najuboższy, upośledzony…
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