Simple Definition of privileged
: having special rights or advantages that most people do not have
law : known only by the people who need to know
Full Definition of privileged
1 : having or enjoying one or more privileges <privileged classes>
2 : not subject to the usual rules or penalties because of some special circumstance; especially : not subject to disclosure in a court of law <a privileged communication>
Examples of privileged in a sentence
He comes from a very privileged background.
The town attracts people who are wealthy and privileged.
The President's adviser has a privileged position of trust.
She had privileged access to the files.
Only the privileged few can become members of the club.
First Known Use of privileged
PRIVILEGED Defined for Kids
Definition of privileged for Students
: having more things and a better chance in life than most people <He comes from a privileged family.>
Legal Definition of privileged
: not subject to the usual rules or penalties because of some special circumstance; especially : not subject to disclosure esp. in an adjudicative proceeding
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