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deprivation


deprivation

noun de·pri·va·tion \ˌdep-rə-ˈvā-shən, ˌdē-ˌprī-\

Definition of DEPRIVATION

:  the act or process of removing or the condition resulting from removal of something normally present and usually essential for mental or physical well-being <his nervous system may have been affected by early oxygen deprivation—Jack Fincher> <sleep deprivation>
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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