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  1. privilege

    • IPA[ˈprɪv(ɪ)lɪdʒ]

    英式

    • n.
      a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group;something regarded as a special honour
    • v.
      grant a privilege or privileges to;exempt (someone) from a liability or obligation to which others are subject
    • verb: privilege, 3rd person present: privileges, gerund or present participle: privileging, past tense: privileged, past participle: privileged

    • noun: privilege, plural noun: privileges

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group education is a right, not a privilege he has been accustomed all his life to wealth and privilege 同義詞 advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, ... 更多
    • something regarded as a special honour I had the privilege of giving the Sir George Brown memorial lecture 同義詞 honour, pleasure, source of pleasure/pride/satisfaction
    • (especially in a parliamentary context) the right to say or write something without the risk of incurring punishment or legal action for defamation he called on MPs not to abuse their privilege a breach of parliamentary privilege
    • the right of a lawyer or official to refuse to divulge confidential information.
    • a grant to an individual, corporation, or place of special rights or immunities, especially in the form of a franchise or monopoly. 同義詞 immunity, exemption, dispensation

    動詞

    • 1. formal grant a privilege or privileges to English inheritance law privileged the eldest son
    • formal exempt (someone) from a liability or obligation to which others are subject barristers are privileged from arrest going to, coming from, and abiding in court