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privileged

adjective
     
Related topics: Law
priv‧i‧leged
1
a) having advantages because of your wealth, social position etc [≠ underprivileged]:
Students from a privileged background have an advantage at university.
Only the privileged few can afford private education.
b)

the privileged

[plural] people who are privileged
2 having a special advantage or a chance to do something that most people cannot do:
Kylie feels fortunate to be in such a privileged position because of her successful TV career.
be privileged to do something
I was privileged to lead the team.
3 lawSCL privileged information is private and is not allowed to be made public by law

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