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Definition of Privilege

Privilege

  1. A peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity not enjoyed by others or by all; special enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative; advantage; franchise.
  2. See Call, Put, Spread, etc.
  3. To grant some particular right or exemption to; to invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to authorize; as, to privilege representatives from arrest.
  4. To bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger; to exempt; to deliver.

Privilege Quotations

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

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

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. - Joseph Campbell
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
Joseph Campbell

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. - Voltaire
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Voltaire
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Privilege Translations

privilege in Afrikaans is voorreg
privilege in Dutch is preferentie, privilege, prae
privilege in German is Privileg, Vorrecht, Sonderrecht
privilege in Latin is beneficium
privilege in Spanish is privilegio
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