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- (South Africa, euphemistic) The previously disenfranchised population groups in South Africa, i.e. blacks, coloureds, and Indians.
- 2006 "She said the biggest challenge facing them was how to provide access to information to previously disadvantaged people". Weekend Argus June 10 2006, p.6.
- This project aims to modelInternet connectivity to previously disadvantaged schools in theEastern Cape by investigating known networking technologiesin the context of such schools. 
- "bursaries for previously disadvantaged students: In keeping with Unisa's mission of community participation, the Centre for Industrial and Organisational Psychology introduced a bursary awards initiative that affords students from previously disadvantaged communities the opportunity to further their studies. Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=12023