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verb [transitive] deprive pronunciation in British English /dɪˈpraɪv/
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present tense
present participledepriving
past tensedeprived
past participledeprived
  1. if you deprive someone of something, you take it away from them or prevent them from having it
    deprive someone of something:

    As a child he had been deprived of love and attention.

    The courts cannot deprive me of the right to see my child.



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