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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
Él es un hombre viejo desvalido. He's a helpless old man.
Yo limpié fuera la tormenta... qué nos había hecho desvalido. I wiped out the storm... which had made us helpless.
Tu héroe Fidel es el desvalido, y me gustan los desvalidos. Your hero Fidel is the underdog, and I like underdogs.
Me veo como una especie de campeón desvalido. I see myself as sort of a champion of the underdog.
Igualmente tendrán derecho a esa protección la madre, el niño, el anciano y el enfermo desvalido". That right shall be equally enjoyed by mothers, children, the elderly and the sick and the destitute".
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.
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