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privileged

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈprɪv·ə·lɪdʒd/ us  
having or showing a special advantage: As an old friend of the president, he enjoys privileged status. law Information that is privileged is secret: A person’s medical history is privileged information.
Translations of “privileged”
in Chinese (Traditional) 享有特權的, 特許的, (資訊)特許保密的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 享有特权的, 特许的, (信息)特许保密的…
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