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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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Parents love the points systems, privilege levels, and how the system is used to create lifelong patterns of positive behavior.
After establishing uniform privilege levels and guidelines that exceed disciplinary unit-related ACA standards, the control unit philosophy to provide an environment that promotes self-growth by gradually working inmates into congregate activities is crucial.
These connections are the lifeblood of the cybercriminals, who tap into the fact that the privilege levels of user IDs that interconnect with third-party systems invariably tend to be higher than direct external accounts.
In the beginning, we had everything locked down to just the Web site," says Gentilozzi, "and then over the course of a week, we worked out specific privilege levels for each user.
It also has full audit-trail capabilities and multitiered privilege levels for robust system security.
Also unique to the Director EC is the ability to set user privilege levels, allowing an administrator to limit the quantity of discs or jobs a user may submit; log any job; or assign priority levels which determine the users' place in the queue.
The software permits control of analyzer use through password access with multiple privilege levels, and gives the lab the ability to enable or disable analyzer test channels.
However, court-committed patients who were discharged had higher levels of functioning and more prior conditional releases, shorter hospitalizations, higher global functioning, higher privilege levels and were less likely to have personality disorders, commit assault, or be placed in restraints than guardianship patients who were discharged.
Internal Medicine Core criteria for privilege levels I, II, III, IV; Checklist + detailed privileging criteria for: Core criteria for Allergy and Immunology subspecialty III/IV privileges; Core criteria for Endocrinology and Metabolism subspecialty III/IV privileges;