In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desprovisto de algo — lacking in sth
- la escuela se halla desprovista del material más elemental — the school lacks even the most basic equipment
- niños que están desprovistos de cariño — children who have been deprived of affection
- una familia desprovista de recursos — a family with nothing to live on
- no se puede decir que esté desprovisto de cualidades — it cannot be said that he is completely devoid of good qualities
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