disadvantaged

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adjective dis·ad·van·taged \-tijd\

Definition of disadvantaged

  1. :  lacking in the basic resources or conditions (as standard housing, medical and educational facilities, and civil rights) believed to be necessary for an equal position in society

disadvantagedness

play \-tijd-nəs\ noun

Examples of disadvantaged in a sentence

  1. The program provides aid for economically disadvantaged groups.

  2. <disadvantaged families struggling to get by in the inner city>

1879

First Known Use of disadvantaged

1879



DISADVANTAGED Defined for English Language Learners

disadvantaged

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adjective dis·ad·van·taged \-tijd\

Definition of disadvantaged for English Language Learners

  • : lacking the things (such as money and education) that are considered necessary for an equal position in society


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