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Priviledge vs. Privilege

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  • Priviledge (noun)

    obsolete form of privilege

  • Privilege (noun)

    An exemption from certain laws granted by the Pope. from 8th c.

  • Privilege (noun)

    A particular benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity enjoyed by some but not others; a prerogative, preferential treatment. from 10th c.

    "All first-year professors here must teach four courses a term, yet you're only teaching one! What entitled you to such a privilege?"

  • Privilege (noun)

    An especially rare or fortunate opportunity; the good fortune (to do something). from 14th c.

  • Privilege (noun)

    The fact of being privileged; the status or existence of (now especially social or economic) benefit or advantage within a given society. from 14th c.

  • Privilege (noun)

    A right or immunity enjoyed by a legislative body or its members. from 16th c.

  • Privilege (noun)

    A stock market option. from 19th c.

  • Privilege (noun)

    A common law doctrine that protects certain communications from being used as evidence in court.

    "''Your honor, my client is not required to answer that; her response is protected by attorney-client privilege."

  • Privilege (noun)

    An ability to perform an action on the system that can be selectively denied to users; permission.

  • Privilege (verb)

    To grant some particular right or exemption to; to invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to authorize

    "to privilege representatives from arrest"

  • Privilege (verb)

    To bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger; to exempt; to deliver.

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