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the less fortunate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe less fortunatethe less fortunatepeople who are poor We should all consider the plight of the less fortunate. fortunate
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the less fortunateThe organization is collecting canned food to help the less fortunate.He devoted his time to prayer and aiding the less fortunate.It should be spending them on the less fortunate.Phoenix officials often talk of the helping hand they give to the less fortunate.The proposals include a comprehensive programme of security and protection for all those engaged in helping the less fortunate.In the wider world we examine the great differences between countries like our own and the less fortunate poor world.Another case of hard-hearted capitalists pushing aside the less fortunate to enhance their investments?His capacity to persuade people to pay attention to the plight of the less fortunate was constant.
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