underprivileged

[ uhn-der-priv-uh-lijd, -priv-lijd ]SEE DEFINITION OF underprivileged
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These programs are obviously not for the poor or the underprivileged alone.

The rude forefathers are not primarily presented as underprivileged.

There was the day he went upstate on an outing for underprivileged boys and went fishing for the first time.

I never met the Baron, but I want the public to know what great work he did for an underprivileged group.

Do you recall that in 1949 you were a leader and counselor to underprivileged children, a children's club group in Columbus, Ohio?

It was exactly as you have described it, a group of underprivileged children.

WORD ORIGIN

1896, from under + past participle of privilege (v.). Noun use is attested from 1935.

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