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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisadvantageddis‧ad‧van‧taged /ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒd◂ $ -ˈvæn-/ ●○○ adjective  1 DISADVANTAGEhaving social problems, such as a lack of money or education, which make it difficult for you to succeed disadvantaged areas of the citysee thesaurus at poor2 the disadvantaged
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disadvantagedWhatever the level of national economic success, certain areas will remain disadvantaged.Quinn argued that an increase in the minimum wage would help the most disadvantaged Americans.The club runs programs for disadvantaged children in the inner city areas.Improved nutrition will help disadvantaged children perform better in school.This would concentrate finance on infrastructural improvement projects, especially those which benefited the most disadvantaged groups.The university has announced plans to increase the number of students from minority and disadvantaged groups.Once again the disadvantaged have their disadvantage confirmed.Booth invented schemes to help the disadvantaged in the community.While at Stanford, Wender interned for various community organizations and realized there were few services solely for disadvantaged or in-crisis children.He speaks on behalf of millions of poor and disadvantaged people who have too few advocates.Many disadvantaged people will find an outlet for their abilities through whatever channels remain open.The Engineering School had an extensive program of its own for disadvantaged students.
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