verb (depriv, ing)
- To take something away (and keep it away); deny someone of something.
Etymology: From deprivare, from de- + privare
- 2005, w:Plato, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination, 260a.
- : If we had been deprived of it, the most serious consequence would be that we'd be deprived of philosophy.
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