Deprivation

Definition of Deprivation

Dep`ri`va´tion
n.1.The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
2.The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
3.(Eccl. Law) the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.

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