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1    (=sin fuerzas)   helpless
2    (=desprotegido)   destitute  
niños desvalidos      waifs and strays  
los desvalidos        (Pol)   the underprivileged  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
los desvalidos exp.
the underprivileged

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waifs and strays
'desvalido' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
su compasión por los desvalidos
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"desvalido": examples and translations in context
Me siento desvalido, dependiente y torpe. I do feel helpless and dependent and clumsy.
Donde yace desvalido durante el día . "where he lies helpless during the day."
Me veo como una especie de campeón desvalido. I see myself as sort of a champion of the underdog.
Pero el verdadero Harry Truman es mucho más oscuro que el heroico desvalido de McCullogh. But the real harry truman is far darker Than mccullough's heroic underdog.
Por lo tanto, proponemos establecer nuevas disposiciones que quien pide asilo no quede desvalido, minimicen los incentivos para la migración económica, supriman las posibilidades de recibir prestaciones de seguridad social, minimicen los desembolsos en efectivo y reduzcan la responsabilidad de las autoridades locales. We propose, therefore, to create new support arrangements which ensure that asylum-seekers are not left destitute, minimize the incentive to economic migration, remove access to Social Security benefits, minimize cash payments and reduce the burden on local authorities.
Incluso he manchado mis manos de sangre... sólo para terminar aquí, desvalido... exiliado de mi país, abandonado. I've even stained my hands with blood... only to end up here, destitute... exiled from my country, abandoned!
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