the underprivileged

noun

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: poor or disadvantaged people We have to find ways to help the underprivileged.

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“The underprivileged.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20underprivileged. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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