Definition of 'privileged'
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This is a privileged position to be in. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As a working class person these people are privileged. The Sun (2016)That is what goes with being in such a privileged position. The Sun (2016)Criminals are increasingly using privileged user information in their attacks, which is hard to trace. Computing (2010)They were in a privileged position and that's been taken away. The Sun (2016)That's how privileged that position is. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They resented being told by a privileged public schoolboy that they couldn't have more of the schools that had done so much for them. The Sun (2016)But she would ask them to do more'as a condition of their privileged position '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I feel privileged to be where I am. The Sun (2017)He had survived the infamous ordeal on the raft and had privileged information to impart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With increasing prosperity it can be no surprise that excessive drinking has spread to the less privileged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These people lead a privileged life funded by the public. The Sun (2016)Why would a genuinely privileged class want to draw attention to itself in this way? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a privileged way to grow up. The Sun (2013)There are certainly ominous signs that the wealthy and privileged are dashing for the lifeboats. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More activities are taking place in public or privileged space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He formed an oversight committee and drew up a list of people with access to privileged information. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wealth allows them to sustain massive drug habits when those less privileged would have died or quit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are a lot of people from privileged backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The privileged classes who commit crimes are spared death. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And this service is not only for the wealthy and privileged. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But a hankering for privileged information was not all that drew us there. Christianity Today (2000)The twin problems facing the less privileged were those of money and ambition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The idea that this is an administration of privileged people is taking hold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Legal careers historically have been the preserve of the privileged classes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In depressingly familiar style the president's family and cronies formed a privileged elite. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Certainly, most of the women within this book have been privileged in some way. The Golden Thread - Asian experiences of post-Raj Britain (1990)You feel very small and very privileged, and there is nowhere else in the world you want to be. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The world waiting ages to see a wealthy, privileged young man hold aloft a rich trophy with big ears. The Sun (2015)But in dishing out the millions to the elite and the privileged, the government is spending a lot of money buying medals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fashion design, she feared, would become the pastime of a privileged elite. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'privileged'
allowed, free, granted, sanctioned
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Translations for 'privileged'
British English: privileged ADJECTIVE
Someone who is privileged has an advantage or opportunity that most other people do not have, often because of their wealth or high social class.
They were, by and large, a very wealthy, privileged elite.
Definition of privileged from the Collins English Dictionary
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