disadvantaged

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disadvantaged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of disadvantage

Adjective[edit]

disadvantaged (comparative more disadvantaged, superlative most disadvantaged)

  1. Lacking an advantage relative to another.
  2. (euphemistic) Poor; in financial difficulties.
    • 2020 December 2, Nigel Harris, “Comment: The UK's worst crisis since 1709”, in Rail, page 3:
      And it gets better. If 10% of those 17,000 new jobs employ people from a disadvantaged background, the value rises to £8.3bn.

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