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privileged

priv·i·leged

privileged

 
pronunciation:
prI v lihjd [or] prIv lihjd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being a member of a group or class that has privileges; having privileges.
synonyms:
favored
antonyms:
disadvantaged, underprivileged
similar words:
exclusive, special
definition 2: restricted to a select or authorized individual, group, or class of people.
privileged membership
antonyms:
public
similar words:
classified, confidential, exclusive, inside, limited, private, restricted, secret, top-secret
definition 3: legally protected against disclosure in court or against charges of slander or libel, as is confidential communication to one's attorney.
privileged information
antonyms:
public
similar words:
confidential, off the record, private
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