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verb (bereaves, bereaving, bereaved or bereft, bereaved or bereft)
  1. To take someone or something important or close
Death bereaved him of his wife.
The castaways were bereft of hope.
Translations: 
  • German: berauben
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: 
  • Old English bereofan, berÄofan.



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