noun see disadvantaged

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disadvantagedness — See disadvantaged. * * * …   Universalium

  • disadvantaged — disadvantagedness, n. /dis euhd van tijd, vahn /, adj. 1. lacking the normal or usual necessities and comforts of life, as proper housing, educational opportunities, job security, adequate medical care, etc.: The government extends help to… …   Universalium

  • disadvantaged — adjective Date: 1879 lacking in the basic resources or conditions (as standard housing, medical and educational facilities, and civil rights) believed to be necessary for an equal position in society • disadvantagedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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