de·prive / diˈprīv/ • v. [tr.] deny (a person or place) the possession or use of something: the city was deprived of its water supplies. ∎ archaic depose (someone, esp. a clergyman) from office: Archbishop Bancroft deprived a considerable number of puritan clergymen.DERIVATIVES: de·priv·al / -vəl/ n.
So deprivation XV. — ecclL.