Translation of "privilege" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈprɪv.əl.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈprɪv.əl.ɪdʒ/

C1 [ C or U ] an advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because of their position or because they are rich

Healthcare should be a right, not a privilege. 醫療保健應該是權利,而非特權。
Senior management enjoy certain privileges, such as company cars and health insurance. 高級管理階層享受公司配車和私人醫療保健等特權。

C1 [ S ] an opportunity to do something special or enjoyable

I had the privilege of interviewing Picasso in the 1960s. 我在20世紀60年代很榮幸地採訪到了畢卡索。
It was a real privilege to meet her. 見到她真是莫大的榮幸。

[ U ] the way in which rich people or people from a high social class have most of the advantages in society

a life of privilege 特權生活

[ C or U ] specialized law the special right that some people in authority have that allows them to do or say things that other people are not allowed to

diplomatic/parliamentary privilege 外交/議會言論特權

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(Translation of “privilege” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)