Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “deprive”

deprive

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
privación
sleep deprivation.
(an) act of depriving
privación
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.
(Definition of deprive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Neglecting and ignoring, but you might be interested in these topics from the Attention and care topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “deprive” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More