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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A special right given to a person or group.

Usage examples (38)
  • He was given the privilege of staying up late on Friday night because he had finished all of his homework for the week.
  • Another privilege is the use of the Library of Congress.
  • But in a great many of our personal interactions and reactions, "privilege" is not what's going down.
  • Anything beyond that is what we refer to as a privilege, and one that can be taken away by the men who pay the bills any time. for more
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