dealgola escuela se halla desprovista del material más elementallacking insomethingniños que están desprovistos de cariñothe school lacks even the most basic equipmentuna familia desprovista de recursoschildren who have been deprived of affectionno se puede decir que esté desprovisto de cualidadesa family with nothing to live onit cannot be said that he is completely devoid of good qualities[formal]you can't say that he is totally without good qualities
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.