privilege ( privileges plural & 3rd person present) ( privileging present participle) ( privileged past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A privilege is a special right or advantage that only one person or group has.
The Russian Federation has issued a decree abolishing special privileges for government officials.
2 n-uncount If you talk about privilege, you are talking about the power and advantage that only a small group of people have, usually because of their wealth or their high social class.
Pironi was the son of privilege and wealth, and it showed...
3 n-sing You can use privilege in expressions such as be a privilege or have the privilege when you want to show your appreciation of someone or something or to show your respect.
It must be a privilege to know such a man...
4 verb To privilege someone or something means to treat them better or differently than other people or things rather than treat them all equally.
They are privileging a tiny number to the disadvantage of the rest. V n
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
advantage, benefit, birthright, claim, concession, due, entitlement, franchise, freedom, immunity, liberty, prerogative, right, sanction
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