Translation of "deprive" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈpraɪv/ us /dɪˈprɑɪv/ present participle depriving, past tense and past participle deprived

to take something, especially something necessary or pleasant, away from someone

They were deprived of food for long periods of time.

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


verb /diˈpraiv/

(with of) to take something away from

privar de
They deprived the hostages of food and drink.
deprivation /depriˈveiʃən/ noun

(a condition of) loss, hardship etc

sleep deprivation.

(an) act of depriving

a deprivation of human rights.
deprived adjective

suffering from hardship etc, underprivileged

necesitado, defavorecido
deprived areas of the city
Ron came from a deprived background.

(Translation of “deprive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)