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English definition of “underprivileged”

underprivileged

noun [plural]     /ˌʌn.dəˈprɪv.ɪ.lɪdʒd/ US  /-dɚ-/
the underprivileged polite phrase for poor people: The charity raises money for holidays for the underprivileged.Poor people
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