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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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In contrast with the many utopias, literary, religious, or political, which functioned principally in the realms of the imagination, revolutionaries often portrayed the ideal social and natural state as almost within reach, even perhaps embodied within certain privileged sites such as gardens and farms" (153).
Possibly the greatest inventions of modernity, these two institutions emerged as the most privileged sites within the social organisation of all objects, images, signs and services.
Such research is crucial, since limited CTL activity at mucosal surfaces could be a built-in mechanism to protect the mucosal epithelium from damage, a notion supported by the observation that pCTL in immunologically privileged sites fail to differentiate into fully functional CTL, unless exposed to antigen (40).