Definition of 'privilege'
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She teases apart privilege from power more finely than a philosophy textbook. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a great privilege to look after people's money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a great privilege to be involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What you can do is decide how you're going to use that privilege for good. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is baseless privilege recast into social shame. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You enjoy the privileges of a club in which you and your spouse are the only members. Christianity Today (2000)He has cited executive privilege and refuses to testify. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What this meant in practice was that no one could expect special privileges because of family connections. America Past and Present (1995)What about those who are born into money and privilege rather than acquiring it? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both are also footballers who have a certain privilege of hierarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The key to such freedoms and privileges is money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Meanwhile local people are bestowed the privilege of renting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet none of them exudes a sense of power or particular privilege. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What limitations should be placed on these rights and privileges? A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsTo be involved with people at that time is a privilege. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This degree of class privilege is neither fair nor efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why give this special privilege to the king? Times, Sunday Times (2014)When you are born into the royal family you have incredible privilege and wealth. The Sun (2013)The actual privilege and social status of members of the retainer class varied considerably. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Very few sportsmen have enjoyed the privilege of such total mastery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet if membership of his family brought privilege, it also came at potentially fatal cost. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Since then the pressure for reform has died down and the industry's tax privileges have remained intact. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The song is a savage indictment of the advantages that educational privilege brings, and its selection provoked mockery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If the accused MPs persist with the ancient defence of privilege then use an equally ancient law against them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As well as visiting villages I had the privilege of meeting politicians and businessmen across the continent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What a refreshing change to the pomp and privilege that usually surrounds the Royal Family. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'privilege'
British English: privilege /ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ/ NOUN
A privilege is a special right or advantage that only one person or group has.
...special privileges for government officials.
- American English: privilege
- Arabic: اِمْتِيَاز
- Brazilian Portuguese: privilégio
- Chinese: 特权
- Croatian: privilegija
- Czech: privilegium
- Danish: privilegium
- Dutch: privilege
- European Spanish: privilegio
- Finnish: etuoikeus
- French: privilège
- German: Privileg
- Greek: προνόμιο
- Italian: privilegio
- Japanese: 特権
- Korean: 특권
- Norwegian: privilegium
- Polish: przywilej
- European Portuguese: privilégio
- Romanian: privilegiu
- Russian: привилегия
- Spanish: privilegio
- Swedish: privilegium
- Thai: อภิสิทธิ์
- Turkish: ayrıcalık
- Ukrainian: привілей
- Vietnamese: đặc ân
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