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disadvantaged

  
  
People who are disadvantaged or live in disadvantaged areas live in bad conditions and tend not to get a good education or have a reasonable standard of living.      adj   (=underprivileged)  
...the educational problems of disadvantaged children...     
      The disadvantaged are people who are disadvantaged., n-plural   the N  
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disadvantaged

  
  
deprived, discriminated against, handicapped, impoverished, struggling, underprivileged  

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