deprivation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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de pruh vay shuhn

  • n  a state of extreme poverty
  • n  the disadvantage that results from losing something
    losing him is no great deprivation
  • n  act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
    deprivation of civil rights

  • Senator McCain's spokesperson disputes a report that McCain raised no objection when told of the CIA's use of sleep deprivation in questioning suspected terrorists.
  • The maximum limit of total sleep deprivation was set at 40 hours, during which time the volunteers were accompanied in a comfortable and pleasant environment, and given healthy .
  • Three studies examine Americans' sleep deprivation, pointing to cell phones and work as chief culprits, and the consequences of sleeplessness for kids.
News & Articles

  • Miss Utah and the dreaded Q&A brainfreeze
    Stress of competition and sleep deprivation can make the dreaded interview brainfreeze a reality for Miss USA contestants.
    June 17, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Tribal Officer Charged with Sexual Assault
    GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services officer has denied federal charges filed after a woman said he forced her to have sex with him in his patrol vehicle to avoid going to jail. The Great Falls Tribune reports 56-year-old Michael Connelly Sr. is charged with sexual abuse, deprivation of rights under color of law and giving a false statement to a federal officer.
    June 13, 2013 - Flathead Beacon
  • Former Hertford County deputy admits guilt in inmate beating
    ELIZABETH CITY — A former North Carolina sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to federal charges he beat a handcuffed jail inmate. Ex-Hertford County Chief Deputy Timothy Lassiter pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to one count of deprivation of rights under color of law.
    June 13, 2013 - The Daily Advance

  • Rupert Murdoch in International Herald Tribune
    The world has never seen this kind of advance before,Murdoch said. "These are people who have known deprivation. These are people who are intent on developing their skills, improving their lives and showing the world what they can do."
  • Robert Zoellick in BusinessWeek
    We saw social unrest, deprivation and even violence,Zoellick said. "Poor people suffered most from the mistakes of others."
  • Chris Grayling in
    Grayling believes The Wire illustrates how that the US "culture of deprivation, harm, addiction and failure" is being imported across the Atlantic.

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