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American English: /ˌdɛprəˈveɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /dɛprɪˈveɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of deprivation in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable or countable (lack, loss) oxygen deprivation
    falta (feminine) de oxígeno
    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.
    Example sentences
    • A combination of severe resource deprivation and military conservatism inhibited the army from developing a modern force.
    • Nutrition deprivation also works wonders on making people more open to suggestion.
    • A fast is food deprivation for a set amount of time, and no one is supposed to die.
  • 2 uncountable or countable (hardship)
    privaciones (feminine plural)
    penurias (feminine plural)
    to suffer deprivation(s)
    pasar or sufrir privaciones or penurias
  • 3 uncountable (depriving)
    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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