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disadvantaged adj.

VERBS be | become | remain These social groups remain disadvantaged.

ADV. badly, extremely, greatly, seriously, severely, very | doubly Part-time workers, the majority of whom are women, are doubly disadvantaged. | further | slightly | economically, educationally, financially, materially, socially

PREP. by Many people will be greatly disadvantaged by the new tax system.