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noun British English pronunciation: deprivation /ˌdeprɪˈveɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singulardeprivation
pluraldeprivations
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    [countable/uncountable] a situation in which you do not have something that you need or want

    He was beginning to show symptoms of sleep deprivation.

    the deprivations of prison life

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