Meaning of “privileged” in the English Dictionary

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"privileged" in American English

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privilegedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈprɪv·ə·lɪdʒd/

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.

(Definition of “privileged” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"privileged" in Business English

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uk /ˈprɪvəlɪdʒd/ us

having special rights or advantages that only a small number of people have:

Shareholders may have privileged access to important information.
Those joining the privileged few at the top of the firm have been responsible for some of the company's greatest successes.
be/feel privileged to do/have done sth I feel privileged to have had such a long and interesting career.
a privileged position/background/upbringing

(Definition of “privileged” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)