disadvantaged

[ dis-uhd-van-tijd, -vahn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disadvantaged

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Let us next see how the Allies were advantaged and disadvantaged by their position.

But our fundamental goals must be to reduce dependency and upgrade the dignity of those who are infirm or disadvantaged.

And he is so little ashamed of or disadvantaged by his condition that he is not prepared to spend an hour in remedying it.

But additional jobs for the disadvantaged deserve special attention.

Therefore, I will propose a new program to encourage businesses to hire young and disadvantaged Americans.

And my budget adopts a hopeful new approach to help the poor and the disadvantaged.

This disadvantaged the small farmer, who would have to travel to Westminster to present a case.

My budget adopts a hopeful new approach to help the poor and the disadvantaged.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, past participle adjective from disadvantage (v.). Of races or classes deprived of opportunities for advancement, from 1902, a word popularized by sociologists. As a noun, shorthand for disadvantaged persons, it is attested by 1939.

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