Definition of 'disadvantaged'
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They found it when they experimented with hiring staff from disadvantaged backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Although they deliver good results, it is not those from disadvantaged backgrounds who benefit. The Sun (2016)Well intentioned because it seeks to redress a real problem: far too few students from disadvantaged backgrounds are applying to university. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bristol has spent more than 18m since 2006 on recruiting and supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All my work is about trying to open up opportunities for disadvantaged young people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The biggest gap in attainment is between pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were still massively economically disadvantaged because they had no access to credit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our research has shown that good teaching is most significant for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The economically disadvantaged seldom have a family doctor. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Extra funding would follow pupils from disadvantaged areas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His primary recommendation was that universities should accept lower grades from applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Teenage mothers are more likely to be single parents and economically disadvantaged. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The research also showed that those from more disadvantaged backgrounds were more likely to have problems with machine play. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She is one of a team that is opening up the arts to improve the employability of people from disadvantaged groups. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is studying for a qualification in working with disadvantaged young people in Sheffield. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are changing the way that we support disadvantaged young people in terms of self-employment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They gave disadvantaged young people a top shelf academic education, or sound vocational training. Christianity Today (2000)We've done research in highly successful schools from disadvantaged areas that buck the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Foundation will also give opportunities for disadvantaged young people in the performing arts. The Sun (2011)I definitely had advantages but was disadvantaged too that people could dismiss me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also aims to support, inform and inspire vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to help them reach their full potential. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'disadvantaged'
British English: disadvantaged ADJECTIVE
People who are disadvantaged or live in disadvantaged areas live in bad conditions and tend not to have a reasonable standard of living.
...the educational problems of disadvantaged children.
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