Privilege is a right or advantage that you have others may not have.(noun)
An example of a privilege is the money to afford an expensive education.
The definition of privilege is a right granted to some, but not to all.(noun)
An example of a privilege is the right to join a specific club.
To privilege means to give someone a special favor.(verb)
An example of to privilege is for a new manager to get extra perks.
See privilege in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L privilegium, an exceptional law for or against any individual < privus, private + lex (gen. legis), law: see legal
See privilege in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin prīvilēgium, a law affecting one person
Origin: : prīvus, single, alone; see per1 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + lēx, lēg-, law; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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