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dep·ri·va·tion

 (dĕp′rə-vā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of depriving; loss.
b. The condition of being deprived; privation.
2. A removal of rank or office.

deprivation

(ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən)
n
1. an act or instance of depriving
2. the state of being deprived: social deprivation; a cycle of deprivation and violence.

dep•ri•va•tion

(ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of depriving.
2. the fact of being deprived.
3. loss.
4. privation.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deprivation - a state of extreme povertydeprivation - a state of extreme poverty    
impoverishment, poorness, poverty - the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
2.deprivation - the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
disadvantage - the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
3.deprivation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
pauperisation, pauperization, impoverishment - the act of making someone poor
starving, starvation - the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"

deprivation

noun
1. lack, denial, deficiency, withholding, robbing, withdrawal, removal, expropriation, divestment, dispossession, deprival Millions suffer from sleep deprivation caused by long work hours.
2. want, need, hardship, suffering, distress, disadvantage, oppression, detriment, privation, destitution Single women with children are likely to suffer financial deprivation.

deprivation

noun
The condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have:
Translations
حِرْمان، تَجْريدخَسارَه، صُعوبَه
strádánízbaveníztráta
afsavnberøvelsefratagelse
megfosztásnélkülözés
missirsvipting
zbavenie
mahrumyoksunyoksun/mahrum bırakma

deprivation

[ˌdeprɪˈveɪʃən] N (Psych) (= act) → privación f; (= state) → necesidad f
he lived a life of deprivationvivía en la necesidadvivió una vida llena de privaciones
the deprivations of the past thirty yearslas privaciones de los últimos treinta años
sleep deprivationfalta f de sueño
social deprivationmarginación f social

deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən] n
(= poverty) → privation f
social deprivation (= poverty) → misère f sociale
(= loss) → manque m, privation f
sleep deprivation → manque de sommeil

deprivation

n
(= depriving)Entzug m; (= loss)Verlust m; (Psych) → Deprivation f; (of rights)Beraubung f
(= state)Entbehrung f; (= lack of necessities)Mangel m; the deprivations of the wardie Entbehrungen des Krieges

deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃn] n (act) → privazione f; (state) → indigenza

deprive

(diˈpraiv) verb
(with of) to take something away from. They deprived him of food and drink.
deprivation (depriˈveiʃən) noun
1. (a condition of) loss, hardship etc.
2. (an) act of depriving.
deˈprived adjective
suffering from hardship etc, under-privileged. deprived areas of the city.

dep·ri·va·tion

n. deprivación, pérdida o ausencia de una parte o function.

deprivation

n privación f; androgen — privación de andrógenos; sleep — privación de(l) sueño
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