The less-than-upwardly mobile go into combat while the offspring of the privileged classes go to Yale, Harvard or Columbia.
Bradlee and Kennedy were something of a natural match, Himmelman writes, given their privileged upbringings.
From one of the greatest book editors in postwar England, a classic memoir about a privileged youth and a devastating romance.
Finally, although this was not a consensus report, rebuilding ties with the U.S. is privileged widely over a strategic disconnect.
“I was flattered and privileged to be presented to the two of them at the BAFTA event in Los Angeles,” Findlay said.
They are also privileged to coin money, and to purchase lands subject to the feudal rights of the sovereign.
But Hope is, though a very happy man, not this sort of privileged person.
They made a noble and privileged order—open to the whole world.
“We are privileged to assume”—no, we are indeed obliged to assume—that such was the case.
Stanley, however, was at a safe and privileged age, and no eye was on him but his brother's.
mid-12c. "grant, commission" (recorded earlier in Old English, but as a Latin word), from Old French privilege "right, priority, privilege" (12c.) and directly from Latin privilegium "law applying to one person, bill of law in favor of or against an individual," later "privilege," from privus "individual" (see private (adj.)) + lex (genitive legis) "law" (see legal (adj.)). Meaning "advantage granted" is from mid-14c. in English.