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English definition of “underprivileged”


adjective     /ˌʌn.dəˈprɪv.ɪ.lɪdʒd/ US  /-dɚ-/
without the money, possessions, education, opportunities, etc. that the average person has: Children from an underprivileged family background are statistically more likely to become involved in crime.Poverty and poor
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