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1. privilege

noun. ['ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ'] a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all.

Synonyms

  • vantage

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • wrongness

Etymology

  • privilege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • privilegium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Privilege

  • acknowledge
  • acknowledge
  • arledge
  • assemblage
  • barlage
  • bramlage
  • cartilage
  • cartlidge
  • catledge
  • colledge
  • college
  • coolidge
  • delage
  • eledge
  • elledge
  • foliage
  • fuselage
  • gulledge
  • hartlage
  • knowledge

How do you pronounce privilege?

Pronounce privilege as ˈprɪvɪlɪʤ.

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How do you spell privilege? Is it privledge ?

A common misspelling of privilege is privledge

How to spell privilege? Is it priviledge? Or privledge? Common misspellings are:

  • priviledge
  • privledge

Example sentences of the word privilege


1. Noun, singular or mass
Being asked to do a tribute at an event is an honor and a privilege.

Quotes containing the word privilege


1. Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
- Charles Kuralt

3. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
- Marcus Aurelius

2. privilege

noun. ['ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ'] a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).

Synonyms

  • right
  • exclusive right
  • easement
  • prerogative
  • perquisite

Antonyms

  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • incorrectness
  • false

Etymology

  • privilege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • privilegium (Latin)

3. privilege

noun. ['ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ'] (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship.

Synonyms

  • right
  • informer's privilege
  • attorney-client privilege
  • priest-penitent privilege
  • marital communications privilege
  • husband-wife privilege
  • physician-patient privilege

Antonyms

  • left
  • center
  • liberal
  • infield

Etymology

  • privilege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • privilegium (Latin)

4. privilege

verb. ['ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ'] bestow a privilege upon.

Synonyms

  • permit
  • favour
  • countenance
  • allow
  • favor

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • left-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • unethical

Etymology

  • privilege (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • privilegium (Latin)
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