underserved


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underserved

those whose needs are not sufficiently served: underserved children of the ghetto
Not to be confused with:
undeserved – not justly or rightly earned or merited: an undeserved reward

un·der·serve

 (ŭn′dər-sûrv′)
tr.v. un·der·served, un·der·serv·ing, un·der·serves
To supply with insufficient services, especially social and health services.

underserved

(ˌʌndəˈsɜːvd)
adj
having inadequate service
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