[self-di-pree-shee-ey-ting, self-] /ˈsɛlf dɪˈpri ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/
noun 1. the act of depriving. 2. the fact of being deprived. 3. dispossession; loss. 4. removal from ecclesiastical office. 5. privation. noun 1. an act or instance of depriving 2. the state of being deprived: social deprivation, a cycle of deprivation and violence deprivation dep·ri·va·tion (děp’rə-vā’shən) n. The absence, loss, or withholding of something […]
[self-di-tur-muh-niz-uh m, self-] /ˈsɛlf dɪˈtɜr məˌnɪz əm, ˌsɛlf-/ noun, Philosophy. 1. a theory that every present state or condition of the self is a result of previous states or conditions of the self.
noun 1. the act or process of developing; growth; progress: child development; economic development. 2. a significant consequence or event: recent developments in the field of science. 3. a developed or advanced state or form: Drama reached its highest development in the plays of Shakespeare. 4. Music. the part of a movement or composition in […]
verb (used with object), devised, devising. 1. to contrive, plan, or elaborate; invent from existing principles or ideas: to devise a method. 2. Law. to assign or transmit (property) by will. 3. Archaic. to imagine; suppose. verb (used without object), devised, devising. 4. to form a plan; contrive. noun 5. Law. the act of disposing […]