the underprivileged


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Does Jacobs’ sympathy for the underprivileged extend to Palestinians? Isaac Lozano, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Oct. 2023 There, the underprivileged dead are processed into nascent tree saplings, then shifted to an ominously unspecified location. Guy Lodge, Variety, 15 Oct. 2023

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“The underprivileged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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