(of a person or area) In unfavorable circumstances, esp. with regard to financial or social opportunities,
(of a person or area) In unfavorable circumstances, esp. with regard to financial or social opportunities
disadvantaged groups such as the elderly and unemployed
we began to help the disadvantaged
deprived: marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, ...
The "disadvantaged" is a generic term for individuals or groups of people who: * Face special problems such as physical or mental disability * Lack money or economic supportKingdom of Nepal: Economic and Social Inclusion of the Disadvantaged Poor through Livelihood Enhancement with Micro- ...
when an individual or group suffers a detriment or finds an impediment to enjoying a benefit in comparison with others because of a characteristic of theirs. Disadvantaged can be socially or economically deprived or discriminated against.
Individuals who, because of physical, emotional, economic or other reasons, are unable to adequately compete within the context of an educational institution.
Anyone whose development is hampered by a lack of financial resources.
1. A historically oppressed group having less than sufficient resources to fund all of basic needs; without expendable income. 2. A group characterized by disproportionate economic, social, and political disadvantages.
Those unlucky masses whose parents have been denied a healthy living wage by greedy capitalists who heartlessly demand actual productivity in return for paychecks. ...
youth, at all levels of program involvement, were twice as likely to aspire to some type of 2-year postsecondary education than nondisadvantaged peers.