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"privileged" in American English

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privilegedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈprɪv·ə·lɪdʒd/
having or ​showing a ​specialadvantage: As an ​oldfriend of the ​president, he ​enjoys privileged ​status. law Information that is privileged is ​secret: A person’s ​medicalhistory is privileged ​information.
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(Definition of privileged from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"privileged" in Business English

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privilegedadjective

uk   us   /ˈprɪvəlɪdʒd/
having ​specialrights or ​advantages that only a ​smallnumber 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)
Translations of “privileged”
in Chinese (Simplified) 享有特权的, 特许的, (信息)特许保密的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 享有特權的, 特許的, (資訊)特許保密的…
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