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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dep·ri·va·tion /ˌdɛprəˈveʃən ||ˌdiˌpraɪ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·pri·va·tion /ˌdɛprəˈveʃən, ˌdɪˌpraɪ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 Note:Deprivation may be a beneficio or ab officio; the first takes away the living, the last degrades and deposes from the order.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of extreme poverty [syn: privation, want]
      2: the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his
         loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him
         is no great deprivation" [syn: loss]
      3: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights;
         "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
         [syn: privation]