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privileged

1. Law
a. not actionable as a libel or slander
b. (of a communication, document, etc.) that a witness cannot be compelled to divulge
2. Nautical (of a vessel) having the right of way
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As the acute Ebola epidemic in West Africa flickers out (42 days having passed, at the time of writing, without a fresh infection in two of the three countries affected), it was dismaying to learn that the infection has reared its ugly head again: in the case of volunteer Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey (reminding us of the virus's tendency to hide in immunologically privileged sites, [8] raising the spectre of unrecognised complications among survivors in countries in which healthcare services were decimated by the outbreak), and a few new cases in Guinea.
The privileged sites of this influence were the oil camps, the company towns built by the transnational subsidiaries near their production facilities.
Some exhibition spaces have fostered or even brought into being such new kinds of work: One may think of the parkland in Munster, the pavilions in Venice, and the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in London as privileged sites due to the physical, topographic, or financial resources they make available to artists--even if such venues tend to be available only temporarily.