Example sentences for: disadvantaged

How can you use “disadvantaged” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged Committee, a planning leader since the 1980's, continues to work in close cooperation with the Coalition and other providers.

  • Blacks are disadvantaged because of their comparatively short life expectancies, married women workers because Social Security payouts are presently based solely on a household's higher earner's contributions.

  • Advocates emphasized that “textiles and apparel offer proportionately more jobs, including entry-level positions, to less well educated, more disadvantaged groups in the United States than most other sectors of the economy.”

  • The urgent thrust of this year's Lawyers' Campaign for Equal Justice, now at full flood, is to have more private lawyers throw lifelines to the poor, elderly, disabled, unemployed and disadvantaged drowning in the legal surf.

  • 8 million in 2000, or 6.5 percent of the total population [ 21 ] . Previous research has shown noncitizens to be more economically disadvantaged and to possess lower levels of health insurance than naturalized and native citizens.


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