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privilege

1. any of the fundamental rights guaranteed to the citizens of a country by its constitution
2. 
a. the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge information obtained in confidence from a client
b. the right claimed by any of certain other functionaries to refuse to divulge information
3. the rights and immunities enjoyed by members of most legislative bodies, such as freedom of speech, freedom from arrest in civil cases during a session, etc.

Privilege

 

the granting of some concession; a partial exemption from fulfilling established rules or obligations (tax privileges or pension privileges) or the easing of the conditions of their fulfillment.

privilege

(1) The rights granted to a single user or group of users who operate a computer. Administrative privileges allow a user the right to make any and all changes in the computer, including setting up accounts for other users. User-level privileges are more restricted. See access rights.

(2) The rights granted to software running in the computer, which determines which hardware and software resources can be accessed and changed. See privileged mode and access mode.
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The additional amount, Estrada divulged Wednesday in a privelege speech in Senate, was contained in a private and confidential letter memorandum of Drilon, who was chair of the Senate finance committee during Corona's impeachment trial.
He brought the matter to the Dail Committee on Procedure and Privelege (CPP), which he chairs, after his office received complaints from members of the public.
The seven-seat vehicle will come with a choice of 20 different versions across four trim levels of Extreme, Expression, Dynamique and Privelege.
But no one owes Coulter a platform; that privelege is hers to earn, and she has demonstrated that she neither understands that distinction nor deserves the op/ed space that some 100 newspapers have given her.
Bands wanting to play at the festival have to apply for the privelege.
Jaguar: There is a pounds 2,500 discount off S-Types excluding the performance R versions plus a further pounds 1,500 when buying through Jaguar Privelege.
He added: "PR is open to all on merit rather than privelege.
Banks rarely give you something for nothing and normally you are charged for the privelege of using ATMs.
6 billion project will proceed to implementation, given that the privelege in the form of an exemption from taxes which was previously provided by the Government for the Timor sedan has now been revoked.
Michael, currently living in the Midlands, was charged pounds 4 for the privelege of watching Solihull Borough beat Bedworth United 3-0 in the Dr Marten's Midland Division.
It's a privelege to be in these games,'' Demps said.
The client should engage the lawyer, whose privelege may (but will not always) shield the necessary discussions and thus prevent the CPA from becoming a witness against the client.