Definition of deprive of phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

deprive of

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

deprive somebody/something of something

 
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to prevent someone from having or doing something, especially something important They were imprisoned and deprived of their basic rights. Why should you deprive yourself of such simple pleasures?
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