Definition of Privileged

1. Adjective. Blessed with privileges. "The privileged few"

Also: Fortunate, Rich
Similar to: Sweetheart
Antonyms: Underprivileged

2. Adjective. Not subject to usual rules or penalties. "A privileged statement"
Similar to: Exempt

3. Adjective. Confined to an exclusive group. "Privileged information"
Exact synonyms: Inner, Inside
Similar to: Exclusive

Definition of Privileged

1. a. Invested with a privilege; enjoying a peculiar right, advantage, or immunity.

Definition of Privileged

1. Verb. (past of privilege) ¹

2. Adjective. having special priveleges ¹

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Definition of Privileged

1. privilege [v] - See also: privilege

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Privileged

privet andromeda
privet hedge
privilege against self incrimination
privilege of the floor
privileged (current term)
privy council
privy councils
privy purse
privy seal
prix fixe

Literary usage of Privileged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives by Clarence A. Cannon, United States Congress. House, Thomas Jefferson (1919)
"privileged QUESTIONS. §480. Possession ' It is no possession of a bill unless it be delivered to the Clerk to read, or the Speaker reads of a bin by the the ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"A publication in good faith of the truth as to the qualifications of a candidate for public office is not libel, being qualifiedly privileged. [Ed. Note. ..."

3. Robert's Rules of Order Revised for Deliberative Assemblies by Henry Martyn Robert (1915)
"privileged Motions. See 14 for a list and the general characteristics of these ... This motion is privileged only when made while another question is ..."

4. A Political and Social History of Modern Europe by Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (1916)
"THE privileged CLASSES Thus far, in analyzing social and economic conditions in the eighteenth century, we have concerned ourselves with the lowest class, ..."

5. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"PRIVILEGE—privileged CASES. The church having no jurisdiction but that which, sovereigns have granted it, and the judges of the church being thus only ..."

6. A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Alexis Caswell Angell (1890)
"privileged when sent to effect the writer's Damm, 8 CBH s. 697. Where a purpose, and not in ... 106. munications to be regarded as privileged 8 Regina v. ..."

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