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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.
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"privileged" in Business English

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privilegedadjective

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
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