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Definitions of privilege

  1. To grant a privilege to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. grant a privilege to Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. To invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to exempt from censure. Writ of privilege, a writ to deliver a privileged person from custody when arrested in a civil suit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. To invest with rights or immunities; to grant some particular and peculiar benefit to; to exempt, as from censure, or from paying a tax or impost. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. A peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity not enjoyed by others or by all; special enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative; advantage; franchise. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. See Call, Put, Spread, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To grant some particular right or exemption to; to invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to authorize; as, to privilege representatives from arrest. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger; to exempt; to deliver. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A special advantage, favor, or right, granted to or enjoyed by some to the exclusion of others; one of the rights granted to the people by a constitutional form of government. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A peculiar advantage: a right not general: prerogative. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A peculiar advantage; special right. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. A right or advantage enjoyed by certain persons only. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A benefit or advantage peculiar to a person, company or society; pecullar advantage, right or immunity; prerogative. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A right enjoyed alone or with few; a peculiar benefit or advantage; liberty; favour; advantage. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for privilege

  1. But for Davie, it is a privilege to teach him! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  2. It would be better worth while to obtain for this end a privilege from the pope, and it would be for the good of souls. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
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