(ˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, ˈprɪv lɪdʒd) adj. 1. belonging to a class that enjoys special privileges. 2. entitled to or exercising a privilege. 3. restricted to a select group or individual: privileged information. 4. Law. (of statements or communications) a. confidential; not making the participants liable to prosecution for libel or slander.
adjective. uk / ˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd / us. having special rights or advantages that only a small number of people have: Shareholders may have privileged access to important information. Those joining the privileged few at the top of the firm have been responsible for some of the company's greatest successes.
privileged Add to list Share. When you're privileged, you enjoy some special right or advantage that most people don't have. You could be privileged to live in a lighthouse and have a spectacular view of the bay. People can be privileged in many different ways, but it always means that they're getting some unusual deal that others probably envy. You can be privileged because you have plenty of money and get to travel the world, or you can be privileged to know interesting people who inspire you.
a special right, immunity, or exemption granted to persons in authority or office to free them from certain obligations or liabilities: the privilege of a senator to speak in Congress without danger of a libel suit. a grant to an individual, corporation, etc., of a special right or immunity, under certain conditions.
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Britannica Dictionary definition of PRIVILEGE. 1. [count] : a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others. The prisoner's exercise privileges were taken away. [=the prisoner was no longer allowed to exercise] Good health care should be a right and not a privilege. 2.
privileged adjective uk / ˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd / us having special rights or advantages that only a small number of people have: Shareholders may have privileged access to important information. Those joining the privileged few at the top of the firm have been responsible for some of the company's greatest successes.