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disadvantaged

[dis′ədvan′tijd]
Etymology: L, dis + abante, superior position
1 any group of people who lack money, education, literacy, or another status advantage.
2 a euphemism for "poor."
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It is important to note that our two groups purposefully contrast extremes of economic disadvantage and advantage to better understand spatial inequalities.
No home disadvantage in ice hockey penalty shots was observed.
With respect to the advantages and disadvantages themselves, health advantages for the baby were considered to be most important for the mother when considering breastfeeding as this resulted in the most positive attitude, regardless of which disadvantage it was combined with.
Researchers analysed 28,000 Scots familes, looking at seven disadvantages.
3 : the disadvantage or advantage given in a contest
It incorporates a much broader understanding of the drivers of social disadvantage for both households and the communities they live in, where structural barriers to social engagement, material well-being and other aspects of social inclusion are seen as forming an integrated set of constraints.
Taking steps to invest in neighborhoods directly, by creating safe public spaces and quality learning environments for children, is likely a cost-effective way to mitigate the harmful consequences of concentrated disadvantage," Sampson says.
One of the unjust features of systematic disadvantage is political powerlessness and isolation from civic life.
A final disadvantage, and one that has kept VFDs from being popular for plumbing systems, was the belief that VFDs are only appropriate in large-scale HVAC systems, where friction loss is high compared to static pressure loss.
Each have their advantages and disadvantages, depending on whether you are a bookmaker or a punter.
The disadvantage is that most practices cannot attract and retain the technical or administrative expertise to achieve the same guaranteed results offered by the outsourcing vendors.