(Of a person or area) in unfavourable circumstances, especially with regard to financial or social opportunities: disadvantaged groups such as the unemployed (as plural noun the disadvantaged) we began to help the disadvantaged
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- The project targets mainly disadvantaged children, youth, and adults in the area.
- These machines are then distributed to all manner of needy and disadvantaged individuals and groups.
- Also tax free will be donations to homes and institutions for socially disadvantaged children.
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