Definition of deprive verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

deprive

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verb
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪv//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deprive
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪv//
 
he / she / it deprives
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪvz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪvz//
 
past simple deprived
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪvd//
 
past participle deprived
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪvd//
 
-ing form depriving
BrE BrE//dɪˈpraɪvɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpraɪvɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘depose from office’): from Old French depriver, from medieval Latin deprivare, from de- ‘away, completely’ + privare ‘bereave, deprive’, from privus ‘single, individual’. Phrasal Verbsdeprive somebody of something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deprive

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