un·​priv·​i·​leged | \ ˌən-ˈpriv-lijd How to pronounce unprivileged (audio) , -ˈpri-və- \

Definition of unprivileged

: not privileged an unprivileged position the unprivileged masses

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Recent Examples on the Web Other brokers within the firm are working to ensure that unprivileged children in the area get something in their stockings this year. Amanda Molitor, The Denver Post, "LIV Sotheby’s International Realty celebrates the holiday season by giving back," 21 Nov. 2019 The service may be started or stopped by unprivileged users. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, "Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services," 7 Aug. 2019 Boyle recently helped Brown team up with Skateistan, a non-profit that brings skateboarding to unprivileged youth around the world. CBS News, "11-year-old skateboarding prodigy Sky Brown sets her sights on the 2020 Olympics," 5 Aug. 2019 In a research paper published on Tuesday, the researchers wrote: Previous research mostly considers Rowhammer as a threat to data integrity, allowing an unprivileged attacker to modify data without accessing it. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key," 11 June 2019 Bait trucks unfairly target unprivileged youth in poor areas. Caitlin Wolper, Teen Vogue, "Vic Mensa Gave Away 10,000 Shoes During an Anti-Bait Truck Event in Chicago," 28 Aug. 2018 The Tumin story seems quaint in the era of social media and smartphone videos, especially as our prurient obsessions increasingly conscript private and unprivileged individuals for national scolding. James Panero, WSJ, "Where’s the Mercy in ‘Social Justice’?," 23 Jan. 2019 That hurdle required attackers to either sneak the unprivileged code onto the machines or lure end users to a website that hosted malicious JavaScript. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Packets over a LAN are all it takes to trigger serious Rowhammer bit flips," 10 May 2018 The rule governing the unprivileged nature of client identification implicitly accepts the fact that a client might retain or consult an attorney for numerous reasons. James Freeman, WSJ, "The Hannity Standard," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unprivileged

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Unprivileged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprivileged. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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un·​priv·​i·​leged | \ ˌən-ˈpriv-lijd, -ˈpri-və- \

Legal Definition of unprivileged

: not privileged unprivileged communication

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