Translation of deprive in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (take away) to deprive sb/sth
ofsth privar a algn/algo dealgo 1.2 (keep from having)to deprive sb/sth ( ofsth) the tree deprives the house of light el árbol le quita luz a la casa he was deprived of food lo hicieron pasar hambre she was reluctant to deprive her children no quería que sus hijos pasaran privacionesExample sentences
- ‘If we are deprived of car parking space the car parking will spill out onto the main road and perhaps you ought to put it somewhere else,’ he added.
- When people are deprived of dreaming (when they are allowed to sleep but not to enter REM sleep) after a few days they are almost schizophrenic.
- It's unfortunate we are continually deprived of our potential benefits for residents.
reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo
- to deprive oneself of sth privarse de algo
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