Definition of underprivileged in English:


Syllabification: un·der·priv·i·leged
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈpriv(ə)lijd


(Of a person) not enjoying the same standard of living or rights as the majority of people in a society.
More example sentences
  • This occasion, as in previous years, was one of happiness and support for underprivileged people in society.
  • There are underprivileged individuals and groups in the First World, as well as in the Third and New Second Worlds.
  • It was my childhood desire to assist underprivileged people of Third World countries in any way I could.

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