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underprivileged

Synonyms of underprivileged in English:

adjective

  • 1 he spends his summers backpacking with underprivileged children from his hometown
    needy, deprived, disadvantaged, poor, destitute, in need, in straitened circumstances, impoverished, poverty-stricken, on the poverty line, indigent, lower-class
    formal penurious
    [Antonyms] wealthy
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