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English definition of “disadvantaged”

disadvantaged

adjective     /ˌdɪs.ədˈvɑːn.tɪdʒd/ US  /-ˈvæn.t̬ɪdʒd/
C1 not having the standard of living conditions , education , etc. that most people have: A new educational programme has been set up for economically disadvantaged children .Poverty and poor
(Definition of disadvantaged adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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