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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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Bute are four points ahead after their 13-3 success over Wales and West, but Privelege kept up the pressure as they accounted for Davies Colour 5-0.
The agreement calls for DCI to add prepaid phone features to its Privelege card and for ACCC to add Privelege features to its prepaid phone cards almost immediately.
It has been a privelege to take part and raise money for the Steve Prescott Foundation.
You just can't take your eyes off them, so their opening Champions League game would have been the one to watch even if they had been playing Maccabi Tel Aviv (that privelege belongs to Juventus).
There will be an over-subscription privelege for shares not subscribed for.
If these proposals are pushed through, a university education will be the privelege of the wealthy and that is completely unacceptable.
West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper said: "It is an outrage that people should be charged for the privelege of taking their own money out of cash machines.
BODY SW-IRV: Eddie Irvine will not pay for the hassle of a return to Formula 1; NICK'S IN: Nick Heidfeld has paid for the privelege of racing for Jordan this year; BRAND NEW PAIR: Jordan believes his new young team can help erase the painful memories of last year
Cllr Chrimes said it was an honour and a privelege to be appointed as leader
The Amnesia and nearby Privelege each hold 12,000 on a busy trunk road lined with bars, clubs and restaurants.
The arrival of some of Europe's best DJs and club promoters as well as extravagant nightclubs such as Pacha, Privelege, Space and Amnesia have made Ibiza the clubbing capital of Europe.
The free fruition of such liberties, Immunities, and priveleges as humanitie, Civilitie, and Christianitie call for as due to every man in his place and proportion without impeachment and infringement hath ever bene and ever will be the tranquillitie and Stabilitie of Churches and Commonwealths.