underprivilege

noun

Definition of underprivilege

: condition of being deprived of or barred from enjoyment of an average or accepted standard of living : relative poverty right of labor to speak their protests against economic underprivilege— R. M. La Follette †1953

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“Underprivilege.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underprivilege. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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