- (followed by of) to prevent from possessing or enjoying; dispossess (of)
- archaic to remove from rank or office; depose; demote
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
de•prive /dɪˈpraɪv/USA pronunciation v. [ ~ + obj + of + obj], -prived, -priv•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
de•prive (di prīv′),USA pronunciation v.t., -prived, -priv•ing.
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deprive /dɪˈpraɪv/ vb (transitive)
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Collocations: deprive him of his [strength, life, freedom], deprive the [owner, defendant, public, court] of, deprive yourself of [food, sustenance, pleasure, affection], more...
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