deprivation

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deprivation (countable and uncountable, plural deprivations)

  1. (countable) The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being deprived
    Synonyms: privation, loss, want, bereavement
  3. (countable) The taking away from a clergyman of his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
  4. (followed by “of”) lack
    He was suffering from deprivation of sleep.

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deprivation c (singular definite deprivationen, plural indefinite deprivationer)

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