1(take away)to deprive sb/sth of sth — privar a algn/algo de algo
- If children are deprived of these experiences they will not learn to handle the risks that they are certain to meet as they make their way through life.
- ‘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.
- You are deprived of love and affection from your family.
- Furthermore, the common people are often deprived of their freedom of speech.
- 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.
- Today, though those bans have been lifted, we are still deprived of many of our ancestral teachings.
- It's unfortunate we are continually deprived of our potential benefits for residents.
- Lower-class women were deprived of any way of voicing their aspirations and grievances.
- I hope that it serves as a timely reminder for all of us of what a very great loss it is when people are deprived of their liberty.
- I searched the slave registers looking for my kin, but soon realised that every man, woman or child was deprived of any family identity or individual surname.
- On the one hand, she had a happy, rather rumbustious family background; on the other, she was deprived of much maternal affection and of education.
- The patient is deprived of amenities which may have been part of his life outside, or were, at least, available.
- What happens when you are deprived of these rights?
- My mother was deprived of an education while my uncles were sent to school.
- She was deprived of all her dignity, hopes and dreams.
- It should be noted that about 70 per cent students were deprived of stipends last year.
- He said it meant young teams were deprived of the opportunity to train while the weather was not now appropriate to do anything with the field.
- Yes, I was deprived of sleep, especially during the first few days.
- The reasons are manifold but the main ones are poverty and a distinct lack of commitment by governments to ensure that no child is deprived of quality education.
- He was deprived of sleep during repeated interrogations and freezing water was thrown over him.
2(keep from having)to deprive sb/sth (of sth)
- 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 privaciones
1to deprive oneself of sth — privarse de algo