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privilege

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of privilege

  1. something granted as a special favor <the town's oldest resident will have the privilege of leading the parade kicking off the Heritage Celebration> Synonyms appanage (also apanage), boon, concession, honor Related Words courtesy; claim, entitlement, right; birthright; perquisite, prerogative; charter, grant, patent; exemption, immunity, waiver Near Antonyms burden, duty, obligation, responsibility




privilege

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of privilege

  1. to give a right to <only professionals who meet the education and experience requirements set by law are privileged to use the title “interior designer” in Oklahoma> Synonyms authorize, entitle, qualifyRelated Words empower, enable, enfranchise, license (also licence); approve, endorse (also indorse); allow, let, permit; accredit, certificate, certify, charter [British], ratify; legitimize, sanction, validate, warrant; reaccredit, reapprove, recertify, recharter, revalidateNear Antonyms disable, disempower, disenfranchise; decertify; disallow, forbid, proscribe; delegitimize, invalidate, nullifyAntonyms disqualify





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