previously disadvantaged

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previously disadvantaged

  1. (South Africa, euphemistic) Belonging or relating to the previously disenfranchised population groups in South Africa, i.e. blacks, coloureds, and Indians.
    • 2006 "She said the biggest challenge facing them was how to provide access to information to previously disadvantaged people". Weekend Argus June 10 2006, p.6.
    • a. 2005, [1]
      This project aims to modelInternet connectivity to previously disadvantaged schools in theEastern Cape by investigating known networking technologies in the context of such schools.