Definition of disadvantaged
: 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
disadvantagednessplay \-tijd-nəs\ noun
Examples of disadvantaged in a sentence
The program provides aid for economically disadvantaged groups.
<disadvantaged families struggling to get by in the inner city>
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DISADVANTAGED Defined for English Language Learners
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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