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vt de·prive \di-ˈprīv\

Medical Definition of DEPRIVE

:  to take something away from and especially something that is usually considered essential for mental or physical well-being <a child deprived of emotional support> <tissue deprived of oxygen>
May 04, 2015
cozen Hear it
to deceive by coaxing or trickery
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