The “More-ness” of Privilege
Joel Leon.
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priv·i·lege

ˈpriv(ə)lij/

noun

noun: privilege; plural noun: privileges

  1. 1.
  2. a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.
  3. “education is a right, not a privilege”
  4. synonyms:advantage, benefit; More
  5. prerogative, entitlement, right;
  6. concession, freedom, liberty
  7. “senior students have certain privileges”
  • something regarded as a rare opportunity and bringing particular pleasure.
  • “I have the privilege of awarding you this scholarship”
  • synonyms:honor, pleasure
  • “it was a privilege to meet her”
  • (in a parliamentary context) the right to say or write something without the risk of incurring punishment or legal action for defamation.
  • noun: absolute privilege; plural noun: absolute privileges
  • the right of a lawyer or official to refuse to divulge confidential information.
  • historical
  • a grant to an individual, corporation, or place of special rights or immunities, especially in the form of a franchise or monopoly.
  • synonyms:immunity, exemption, dispensation
  • “congressional privilege”

verb

formal

verb: privilege; 3rd person present: privileges; past tense: privileged; past participle: privileged; gerund or present participle: privileging

  1. 1.
  2. grant a privilege or privileges to.
  3. “English inheritance law privileged the eldest son”
  • exempt (someone) from a liability or obligation to which others are subject.

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin privilegium ‘bill or law affecting an individual,’ from privus ‘private’ + lex, leg- ‘law.’

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Privilege | Definition of Privilege by Merriam-Webster

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Definition of privilege. : a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor : prerogative; especially : such a right or immunity attached specifically to a position or an office.

Privileged · ‎Privilege Of The Floor · ‎Privilege Tax · ‎Privileged Debt

Privileged | Definition of Privileged by Merriam-Webster

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Define privileged: having special rights or advantages that most people do not have — privileged in a sentence.

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a right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person beyond the advantages of most: the privileges of the very rich. a special right, immunity, or exemption granted to persons in authority or office to free them from certain obligations or liabilities: … It’s my privilege to be here.

privilege — definition of privilege in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or availa… Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

Privilege 101: A Quick and Dirty Guide — Everyday Feminism

everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/what-is-privilege/

Sep 29, 2014 — We can define privilege as a set of unearned benefits given to … Society grants privilege to people because of certain aspects of their identity.

privilege Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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privilege definition, meaning, what is privilege: an advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because of their…. Learn more.

Privilege dictionary definition | privilege defined — YourDictionary

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The definition of privilege is a right granted to some, but not to all. An example of a privilege is the right to join a specific club. Privilege is a right or advantage …

Privilege definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

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Privilege definition: A privilege is a special right or advantage that only one person or group has. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

privilege — Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

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A privilege is a special advantage not enjoyed by everyone. If you’re very snooty, you probably don’t allow just anyone the privilege of being your friend.

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Definition of privilege written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and …

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priv·i·lege

ˈpriv(ə)lij/

noun

noun: privilege; plural noun: privileges

  1. 1.
  2. a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.
  3. “education is a right, not a privilege”
  4. synonyms:advantage, benefit; More
  5. prerogative, entitlement, right;
  6. concession, freedom, liberty
  7. “senior students have certain privileges”
  • something regarded as a rare opportunity and bringing particular pleasure.
  • “I have the privilege of awarding you this scholarship”
  • synonyms:honor, pleasure
  • “it was a privilege to meet her”
  • (in a parliamentary context) the right to say or write something without the risk of incurring punishment or legal action for defamation.
  • noun: absolute privilege; plural noun: absolute privileges
  • the right of a lawyer or official to refuse to divulge confidential information.
  • historical
  • a grant to an individual, corporation, or place of special rights or immunities, especially in the form of a franchise or monopoly.
  • synonyms:immunity, exemption, dispensation
  • “congressional privilege”

verb

formal

verb: privilege; 3rd person present: privileges; past tense: privileged; past participle: privileged; gerund or present participle: privileging

  1. 1.
  2. grant a privilege or privileges to.
  3. “English inheritance law privileged the eldest son”
  • exempt (someone) from a liability or obligation to which others are subject.

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin privilegium ‘bill or law affecting an individual,’ from privus ‘private’ + lex, leg- ‘law.’

Translate privilege to

Use over time for: privilege

Translations, word origin, and more definitions

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Privilege | Definition of Privilege by Merriam-Webster

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/privilege

Definition of privilege. : a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor : prerogative; especially : such a right or immunity attached specifically to a position or an office.

Privileged · ‎Privilege Of The Floor · ‎Privilege Tax · ‎Privileged Debt

Privileged | Definition of Privileged by Merriam-Webster

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/privileged

Define privileged: having special rights or advantages that most people do not have — privileged in a sentence.

Privilege | Define Privilege at Dictionary.com

www.dictionary.com/browse/privilege

a right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person beyond the advantages of most: the privileges of the very rich. a special right, immunity, or exemption granted to persons in authority or office to free them from certain obligations or liabilities: … It’s my privilege to be here.

privilege — definition of privilege in English | Oxford Dictionaries

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/privilege

a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or availa… Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

Privilege 101: A Quick and Dirty Guide — Everyday Feminism

everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/what-is-privilege/

Sep 29, 2014 — We can define privilege as a set of unearned benefits given to … Society grants privilege to people because of certain aspects of their identity.

privilege Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/privilege

privilege definition, meaning, what is privilege: an advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because of their…. Learn more.

Privilege dictionary definition | privilege defined — YourDictionary

www.yourdictionary.com › Dictionary Definitions › privilege

The definition of privilege is a right granted to some, but not to all. An example of a privilege is the right to join a specific club. Privilege is a right or advantage …

Privilege definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/privilege

Privilege definition: A privilege is a special right or advantage that only one person or group has. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

privilege — Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/privilege

A privilege is a special advantage not enjoyed by everyone. If you’re very snooty, you probably don’t allow just anyone the privilege of being your friend.

So there is in the US no such thing as white privilege.

People get what they bargain for in life somewhat.

I remember this idea “Ask for the sun, the moon, and the stars. Who knows you might get it.” Your whole idea is racist.

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