Definition of badly off in English:

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badly off

In an unfavorable situation; at a disadvantage: with his pension benefits, he shouldn’t be too badly off she was a lot worse off before the divorce
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  • Consider first those people who are badly off: those who are suffering, or destitute, or those whose fundamental needs have not been met.
  • And Salvadore says there are others as badly off.
  • So document-wise, I'm not too badly off, either.
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