Definition of deprival in English:

deprival

noun

  • See deprive

    • ‘It is difficult to regard that as other than a deprival of justice.’
    • ‘However, the current cost was determined by reference to market values as well as current replacement costs, a type of deprival value system.’
    • ‘However, there are two types of compulsory interferences with the citizen's personal freedom which may fail to qualify as significant deprival.’
    • ‘Malnutrition occurs prior to starvation, which is simply the long-term deprival of food and its adverse effects.’
    • ‘The refusal of the licence is claimed to be a deprival of possession within the meaning of Article 1.’

Pronunciation

deprival

/dɪˈprʌɪv(ə)l/