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deprivation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌdeprəˈvāSHən/,
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deprivations, plural;
  1. The damaging lack of material benefits considered to be basic necessities in a society
    • - low wages mean that 3.75 million people suffer serious deprivation
  2. The lack or denial of something considered to be a necessity
    • - sleep deprivation
  3. The action of depriving someone of office, esp. an ecclesiastical office


  1. privation: a state of extreme poverty
  2. loss: the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  3. privation: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
  4. (deprived) marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, ...
  5. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity; The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement; The taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity; lack
  6. a situation where quality of life is below that of what can be expected for a particular place at a particular time.
  7. "Deprivation can be conceptualized and measured, at both the individual and area level, in relation to: material deprivation, referring to 'dietary, clothing, housing, home facilities, environment, location and work (paid and unpaid), and social deprivation, referring to rights in relation to ' ...
  8. An establishing operation procedure in which the reinforcer is withheld in order to temporarily increase its effectiveness. As an abolishing operation, a stimulus is withheld in order to temporarily decrease its effectiveness.
  9. Condition in which individuals, groups or communities do not have adequate food, shelter, education or opportunities for improvement.
  10. The degree to which an individual or an area is deprived of services and amenities. There are many different types and levels of deprivation included poor and overcrowded housing, inadequate diet, inadequate income and lack of opportunity for employment.
  11. Deprivation is the absence or reduction of a reinforcer for a period of time. Deprivation is an establishing operation that increases the effectiveness of a reinforcer. ...
  12. A condition of having too little of something.
  13. Deprivation covers a broad range of issues and refers to unmet needs caused by a lack of resources of all kinds, not just financial. The Council uses the English Indices of Deprivation produced by the DCLG to identify areas of deprivation. ...
  14. The condition of being deprived; poverty; hardship; denial; lack; loss; withholding of something needed; scarcity; deficit
  15. the fact of not having something that you need (food, money, a home, etc.)