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Definition of privelege

"privelege" is probably misspelled. Trying privilege instead Definition of privilege

1. privilege [ n ] a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Rep._Mac_Barber of Commerce is asking the House in a privilege resolution to `` endorse increased federal support for public education , provided_that such funds be received and expended '' as state funds .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

How many women had longed for the privilege that was hers .

Synonyms privilege Related Terms advantage

2. privilege [ n ] a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
Examples: "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

While emphasizing that technical details were not fully worked_out , Pelham said his resolution would seek to set_aside the privilege resolution which the House voted through 87 - 31 .

Synonyms privilege exclusive_right perquisite prerogative Related Terms right easement privilege_of_the_floor

3. privilege [ v ] bestow a privilege upon

Synonyms favor favour privilege Related Terms permit prerogative favor

4. privilege [ v ] grant a privilege to

Synonyms privilege Related Terms accord

5. privilege [ n ] (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship

Synonyms privilege Related Terms right attorney-client_privilege journalist's_privilege marital_communications_privilege physician-patient_privilege priest-penitent_privilege informer's_privilege law

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