Definitions for underprivilegedˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•priv•i•legedˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd(adj.)
denied the enjoyment of the normal privileges or rights of a society because of low economic and social status.
Origin of underprivileged:
lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
underprivileged(adjective)ˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd
not having the same wealth or advantages as most people; = poor
an underprivileged family
A deprived person; deprived people.
Deprived of the opportunities and advantages of other members of one's community.
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