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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

v.
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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An application is made by the home manager for standard authorisation because they believe that the restrictions would deprive Ben of his liberty.
Where a managing authority thinks it needs to deprive someone of their liberty they have to ask for this to be authorised by a supervisory body.
The criminals take advantage of the crowd and deprive not only the victim of money but also other people.
The appeals court reversed, finding that the parole boards ex parte meeting with a trial prosecutor did not deprive the prisoner of due process and did not give rise to a presumption of vindictiveness on the part of the prosecutor.
The appeals court reversed, finding that the parole board's ex parte meeting with a trial prosecutor did not deprive the prisoner of due process and did not give rise to a presumption of vindictiveness on the part of the prosecutor.
The residents said that even sui gas has been supplied to Murree but Sohaan is still deprive of sui gas facility.
War deprives children of safety, health and education.
For example, while the lawsuit contends that a rent regulation law must permit owners to receive a fair and reasonable return on their property in order to pass constitutional muster, the state, it its response, maintains that such a law is not unconstitutional unless it deprives owners of all economically viable use of their property.
The tribal people are administrated under Article 247 which deprives them of their rights which other Pakistani citizens are enjoying.