\dˌɪsɐdvˈantɪd͡ʒd], \dˌɪsɐdvˈantɪdʒd], \d_ˌɪ_s_ɐ_d_v_ˈa_n_t_ɪ_dʒ_d]\
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marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law"
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