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Definition of "depriving" []

  • To prevent from possessing or enjoying; dispossess (of) (verb)
  • To remove from rank or office; depose; demote (verb)
  • Present participle of deprive. (verb)

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Use "depriving" in a sentence
  • "“And what is the (presumably compelling) government interest in depriving the parents, etc. of their 2nd Amdt. rights ...”"
  • "And what is the (presumably compelling) government interest in depriving the parents, etc. of their 2nd Amdt. rights, esp., again, in the case where no guns, violence, or gangs are involved?"
  • "While committed gay partners obviously cannot have procreative sex, they can and do certainly have the unitive kin, yet the Catholic Church hierarchy persists in depriving LGBT people of this mitzvah (blessing) on the grounds that marriage is essentially procreative even while teaching that marriage is not exclusively procreative."