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desvalido

  
      adj  
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
[Pol.]

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exp.
waifs and strays
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exp.
su compasión por los desvalidos
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"desvalido": examples and translations in context
Por favor ayuda a este perdido y desvalido sirviente. Please help this lost and helpless servant.
Me siento desvalido, dependiente y torpe. I do feel helpless and dependent and clumsy.
Tu héroe Fidel es el desvalido, y me gustan los desvalidos. Your hero Fidel is the underdog, and I like underdogs.
Se ha convertido en un desvalido y los británicos gustan de los desvalidos. He has become an underdog and the British love underdogs.
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 Zatoichi está desvalido contra los cuchillos voladores. Even Zatoichi's helpless against flying blades.
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