- 1.1 (acción) deprivation ¿qué se consigue con la privación de la libertad? what is to be gained by depriving someone of their freedom o/or taking away someone's freedom? se lo castigó con la privación del carné he had his license taken away 1.2 (falta, carencia) privation [formal] pasó muchas privaciones she suffered many privations o much hardship o much deprivation
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.