- 1.1 (take away)to deprive somebody/something
ofsomethingprivar a alguien/algo1.2 (keep from having)to deprive somebody/something ( dealgo ofsomething)the tree deprives the house of lightel árbol le quita luz a la casahe was deprived of foodlo hicieron pasar hambreshe was reluctant to deprive her childrenno 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.
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