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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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The Commissioner for Fair Access has said that Scotland is setting the pace in the UK in widening participation, so I am pleased to see the gap in acceptances between those from the least and most deprived areas continues to decrease, with the number of 18 year olds from the most deprived areas accepted to university the same as last years record high.
That's 129 more than would have died if those from the poorest backgrounds had the same mortality rate from circulatory diseases as the least deprived.
That's 247 more than would have died if those from the poorest backgrounds had the same mortality rate from cancer as the least deprived.
An NHS England spokesperson said: "From April, the most deprived parts of the country will receive a larger share of the growing NHS budget.
In Gujranwala Saddr, robbers looted Rs40 thousands, gold ornaments and a cell phone from Farooq; Khurram was deprived of Rs25 thousands, a gold ring and a cell phone at gunpoint in Qila Didar Singh; swindlers took away Rs35 thousands, a gold locket set and a ring from a woman; in Kamoki Saddr dacoits looted Rs250 thousands and a cell phone from Yousuf; in Tatlewali area bandits snatched Rs100 thousands, gold ornaments and a cell phone from Iqbal.
'The plaintiff, Mamtaz lodged his complaint at Luddan police station that one alleged pocket-pick deprived him of cash Rs135,000,' the police said, adding that a case had been registered against the accused.
Another 80 came from the next most deprived category, followed by 27 in the middle category.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that in England, males and females living in the most deprived areas were 4.5 times and 3.9 times more likely to die.
While talking with local journalists of Badin employees of Laar Museum and Haji Mallah Library expressed that they were being deprived of their salaries since last seventeenth months and their families were facing many difficulties for their survival.
The most deprived children and teenagers are 58% more likely to go to A&E than the least deprived groups, with the most deprived teenagers going to A&E almost 70% higher than those from the best-off families.
Momin said that NGO named FAO deprived many land owners of their portion seeds and sold it in markets.
* The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards can only be used if the person will be deprived of their liberty in a care home or hospital.
Last week the Government published the latest deprivation index, showing the most deprived neighbourhoods in England.
THE green light has been given by the European Commission for Cyprus to utilise e1/43.9m 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.