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  Words related to privilege

Related / Similar Words: prerogative, perquisite, exclusive right, favor, favour

 

Definition:
  • a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all;
  • a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males";
  • (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship;
  • bestow a privilege upon;

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    Hyponyms: easement, privilege of the floor, attorney-client privilege, informer's privilege, journalist's privilege, marital communications privilege, husband-wife privilege, physician-patient privilege, priest-penitent privilege

     

    Derivational Morphology: favor, favour, prerogative, perquisite, exclusive right

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 特权   Croatian: privilegija  
    Dutch: voorrecht   Finnish: etuoikeus  
    French: privilège   German: Privileg  
    Hungarian: előny   Italian: privilegio  
    Japanese: 特権   Korean: 특권  
    Portuguese: privilégio   Russian: привилегия  
    Spanish: privilegio   Swedish: privilegium  
     
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