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deprive (one) of (something)

To keep one from doing, having, or accessing something. I would never deprive you the opportunity to follow your dreams! They don't want to get divorced and deprive their children of a stable home.
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deprive someone of something

to take something away from someone. If you don't behave, I will deprive you of your driving rights. They deprived themselves of a good time by pouting.
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deprive of

To keep someone from possessing or enjoying something; take something away from someone: The war had deprived the refugees of a normal childhood.
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Children in the most deprived areas already scored lower on average than those in less deprived areas, so the increasing gap means they are falling even further behind as they perform worse and their better-off peers do better.
At Sohdra dacoits took away Rs70,000, gold ornaments and cellphone from Anwar, at Wahndo Mazhar was deprived of Rs40 thousands, cellphone and gold ornaments on gun point, armed men took away Rs7,000, cellphone and motorcycle from Ashiq in Sabzi Mandi police station limit, in Ghakkar Asim was deprived of Rs30,000, two cellphones, in Alipur Chattha bandits snatched Rs73,000, gold ornaments from Liaqat, in Qilla Didar Singh armed men took away Rs57,000, two cellphones and gold locket from Aslam, two armed men entered in the shop of Tahir and looted Rs18,000, and valuables in Garjakh police limits, at Ferozwala robbers looted Rs73,000, two cellphones and gold ornaments from Imran.
A Campaign for Fairer Gambling spokesman said: "There are more than twice as many betting shops in deprived areas compared with the most affluent.
A Supreme Court judgement in March 2014 made reference to the acid test' to see whether a person is being deprived of their liberty, which consisted of two questions:
I'm not saying deprived people don't live here but I know hundreds of people who have lived on Lansbury Park who all know the estate as I do.
People living in deprived areas face higher levels of unemployment and are more likely to be on some form of income support, leaving them vulnerable to the financial impact of cancer.
In England, people living with cervical, liver or lung cancers were almost three times as likely to come from the most deprived 20% of the country, compared to those living with skin cancer.
Exclusive analysis by the Examiner found that 10,037 children aged up to 14 were living in the most deprived neighbourhoods in Kirklees in 2013.
The area around Hillmorton Road, in Wood End, has been identified as the eighth most deprived area in the country.
9m allocated from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) for the 2014-2020 to provide school uniforms and bags to needy students.
THE GAP IN HEALTH OUTCOMES between the most and least deprived areas of Scotland has been reported for a variety of indicators.
Judges ruled that the man, known as 'P' for legal reasons, was deprived of his liberty and should have regular independent reviews of his situation.
Washington, March 1 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that living in a socioeconomically deprived region is a risk factor for being affected by diabetes mellitus and obesity.
The proportion of people in the European Union that were materially deprived in 2010 was highest in Bulgaria (55.