deprived

deprived(
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prayvd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. desventajado
The candidate promised to renovate the city's most deprived neighborhoods.El candidato se comprometió a renovar los barrios más desventajados de la ciudad.
b. desaventajado
Alice works for a charity helping deprived children.Alice trabaja en una entidad benéfica que ayuda a niños desaventajados.
c. desfavorecido
Students from a deprived background are less likely to finish college.Los estudiantes de familias desfavorecidas tienen menos probabilidades de terminar la universidad.
d. carenciado (Southern Cone)
Randy was a deprived boy. His parents never celebrated his birthday growing up.Randy era un niño carenciado. Sus padres nunca celebraron su cumpleaños de pequeño.3
e.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Bob felt he was emotionally deprived in his marriage and ended up having an affair.Bob sentía que tenía carencias afectivas en su matrimonio y terminó por tener una aventura.
Cults often seek out emotionally deprived people.Las sectas suelen buscar a personas con carencias afectivas.
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deprived
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (background, area)
a. desfavorecido(a)
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deprived [dɪˈpraɪvd]
adjective
[+child, family] necesitado; desventajado; [+area, district] marginado
she had a deprived childhood tuvo una niñez llena de privaciones
children from deprived backgrounds
emotionally deprived children niños con carencias afectivas; to feel deprived sentirse en desventaja
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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