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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRIVAL

And this deprival of rights is done in the name of law and patriotism.

The second thing to be avoided is, the deprival of the men of their just right to manage their own affairs.

The court upheld the publicans and declared that the deprival of the licences was illegal.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French depriver, from Medieval Latin deprivare, from Latin de- "entirely" (see de-) + privare "release from" (see private). Replaced Old English bedælan. Related: Deprived; depriving.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEPRIVAL

deprivation

nountaking, keeping away; need
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