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1 to take something away from
  • working those long hours was depriving him of his sleep

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2 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • a prince who had been deprived after those who opposed the monarchy came to power

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The first known use of deprive was in the 14th century

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“Deprive.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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