He even suggested that these disadvantaged kids “sweep the floor of the cafeteria” as payment for their meals.
Meanwhile, we know that disadvantaged students of color end up being over-represented in the prison-industrial complex.
The study that yielded this stat followed two groups of disadvantaged Michigan children from toddlerhood to age 40.
The Republicans are disadvantaged because they won't make priorities.
“No, the church has to be on the side of the most disadvantaged, of the poorest, of the helpless,” the padre tells us.
But our fundamental goals must be to reduce dependency and upgrade the dignity of those who are infirm or disadvantaged.
And he is so little ashamed of or disadvantaged by his condition that he is not prepared to spend an hour in remedying it.
Let us next see how the Allies were advantaged and disadvantaged by their position.
Therefore, I will propose a new program to encourage businesses to hire young and disadvantaged Americans.
But additional jobs for the disadvantaged deserve special attention.
1610s, past participle adjective from disadvantage (v.). Of races or classes deprived of opportunities for advancement, from 1902, a word popularized by sociologists. As a noun, shorthand for disadvantaged persons, it is attested by 1939.