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deprivation

Pronunciation: /ˌdeprəˈveɪʃən; ˌdeprɪˈveɪʃən/

Translation of deprivation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (lack, loss) privación (feminine) oxygen deprivation falta (feminine) de oxígeno
    Example sentences
    • Sleep deprivation also triggers seizures in people with some types of epilepsy.
    • If this is what happened to you, it may have been triggered by the sleep deprivation and lack of food.
    • First, sleep deprivation lowers levels of the hormone leptin, an absence of which can trigger the overconsumption of carbohydrates.
    1.2 u and c (hardship) privaciones (feminine plural), penurias (feminine plural) to suffer deprivation(s) pasar or sufrir privaciones or penurias
    Example sentences
    • For eight years the accused knew hardship, but their ills largely went beyond deprivations of a material order.
    • Consequently, I have the utmost respect for all those who served in the war and suffered its deprivations.
    • Some may have suffered the deprivations, or fought in the Second World War.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (depriving) privación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Cornelius was put to the torture and on August 19 sentenced to deprivation of his offices and banishment.
    • In 1619 he narrowly escaped deprivation of his office for not taking the sacrament in conformity to the five articles of Perth.
    • The suspension of his pay and subsistence was no deprivation of his office, any more than shaking off the apples is cutting down the tree.

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