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the act of depriving.
the fact of being deprived.
dispossession; loss.
removal from ecclesiastical office.
an act or instance of depriving
the state of being deprived: social deprivation, a cycle of deprivation and violence

deprivation dep·ri·va·tion (děp’rə-vā’shən)
The absence, loss, or withholding of something needed.


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