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Definition of deprave verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    deprave somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deprave
    he / she / it depraves
    past simple depraved
    -ing form depraving
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  1. 1to make someone morally bad synonym corrupt
  2. 2 In my view, this book would deprave young children.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: deprave