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DEPRIVE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In a constitutional provision that no person shall be “deprived of his property”without due process of law, this word is equivalent to the term “take,” and denotesa taking altogether, a seizure, a direct appropriation, dispossession of the owner.Sh.trpless v. Philadelphia, 21 Pa. 1G7, 50 Am. Dec. 759; Wynehamer v. People, 13 N. Y.407; Munn v. People, 09 111. 88; Grant v. Courter, 24 Barb. (N. Y.) 238.


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