marked by deprivation; lacking the necessities of life, as adequate food and shelter:
a deprived childhood.
lacking adequate food, shelter, education, etc: deprived inner-city areas
verb (used with object), deputed, deputing. 1. to appoint as one’s substitute, representative, or agent. 2. to assign (authority, a function, etc.) to a deputy. verb (transitive) (dɪˈpjuːt) 1. to appoint as an agent, substitute, or representative 2. to assign or transfer (authority, duties, etc) to a deputy; delegate noun (ˈdɛpjuːt) 3. (Scot) a deputy […]
verb (used with object), deputized, deputizing. 1. to appoint as deputy. verb (used without object), deputized, deputizing. 2. to act as a deputy; substitute. verb 1. to appoint or act as deputy
preposition 1. beneath and covered by: under a table; under a tree. 2. below the surface of: under water; under the skin. 3. at a point or position lower or further down than: He was hit just under his eye. 4. in the position or state of bearing, supporting, sustaining, enduring, etc.: to sink under […]
underachieve [uhn-der-uh-cheev] /ˌʌn dər əˈtʃiv/ Word Origin verb (used without object), underachieved, underachieving. 1. to perform, especially academically, below the potential indicated by tests of one’s mental ability or aptitude. 2. to perform below expectations or achieve less than expected, especially by others. underachieve /ˌundərəˈtʃiːv/ verb 1. (intransitive) to fail to achieve a performance appropriate […]