from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by deprivation, especially of economic or social necessities.
- adj. Lacking in advantage, opportunity, or experience: "Preschool is designed to give children from educationally deprived households an early boost” ( Jeff Brody).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Subject to deprivation; poor.
- v. Past participle of deprive
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental or social influences.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences
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Civil War period, you had the white people who were terribly poor and what you call deprived now, but none of them ever knew that word and didn't have that
The report praised the work of some state schools in deprived areas, which had instituted much more rigorous discipline and, as a result, had seen a marked increase in standards.
Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.
While Clarke argued that educational reforms under the coalition government had abandoned Labour's aim to improve standards in deprived areas, the education secretary, Michael Gove, speaking at the same event, said Labour had vacated the centre ground and would find it hard to be re-elected.
But more than ever we need to get kids in deprived areas – actually in any area – involved in sport.
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Starting out this entire six weeks already sleep deprived is not a good sign.
People who live in deprived areas get less help from the health service, a study has warned.
It also says community centres in deprived areas should be wired with broadband services.
"Personal trainers are to be employed by the NHS in deprived parts of London, it was announced today."
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