Definition of 'deprive'
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Some are pupils at schools in highly deprived areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those from deprived backgrounds are particularly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Officials to represent those from deprived backgrounds are springing up at university unions around the country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those from the most deprived areas were also twice as likely to have problems with their heart than those in rich ones. The Sun (2016)New research suggests those from the most deprived areas are 30 per cent more likely to suffer. The Sun (2016)He came from a deprived area ; he understood me and my situation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they are reticent about raising bills, particularly in deprived areas where residents are already struggling financially but few can afford their own care home bills. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It would be easy to site new English grammars in deprived areas and encourage primaries to prepare a working-class intake for the test. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The victims were all from deprived backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How many young people from socially deprived areas have access to the winter sports? Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the problem is worse in the more deprived areas of the country. The Sun (2014)It serves quite a deprived area with a wide diversity of young people and has had some huge issues over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Which of all the British poets came from the most deprived background? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The MPs deny students from deprived backgrounds receive unfair treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So not a deprived background, but not excessive either. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ministers hope that a more generous grants system from next year will help to encourage students from deprived backgrounds to apply to university. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He took me and my mum and my brother out of a very, very deprived background through sheer hard graft. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Alternatively, rather than depriving yourself of something delicious, why not opt for a different fish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I always felt like I was depriving myself of something. The Sun (2013)
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British English: deprive VERB
If you deprive someone of something that they want or need, you take it away from them, or you prevent them from having it.
They've been deprived of the fuel necessary to heat their homes.
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