how to pronounce deprive

/dɪpˈɹaɪv/

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deprive is pronounced in two syllables

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dɪpɹaɪv

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An example use of deprive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you know how to deprive kids of the joy …”

meaning of deprive

Deprive means to take away or to deprive of something.

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