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privilege

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something granted as a special favor
  • the town's oldest resident will have the privilege of leading the parade kicking off the Heritage Celebration

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privilege

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of privilege (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Privilege.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/privilege. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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