- not rendering the person making them liable to prosecution for libel or slander, in view of the attendant circumstances.
- not requiring any testimony concerning them to be presented in court.
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Origin of privileged
OTHER WORDS FROM privilegednon·priv·i·leged, adjectivequa·si-priv·i·leged, adjectiveun·priv·i·leged, adjective
Words nearby privileged
Example sentences from the Web for privileged
“Sweden is one of the most medically privileged and healthcare privileged nations on the planet,” Vermund says.Herd immunity alone won’t stop COVID-19. Here’s why.|Kate Baggaley|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
Kaguya knows her elevated status is what her parents dreamed of for her, so that she could live the privileged life they never had.
The presumption of innocence, once seen as a liberal conceit aimed at protecting the oppressed, is ridiculed as justification to guard the racially privileged.American Fringes: The Intellectual Dark Web Declares Its Independence|Nick Fouriezos|August 11, 2020|Ozy
Josefowitz highlighted her relatively privileged circumstances, namely attentive staff and zero coronavirus cases in the beachfront building.No Visitors Leading to Despair and Isolation in Senior Care Homes|Jared Whitlock|July 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Now the dining room was considered as a privileged place by the ancient Romans.The Roman Domus (House): Architecture and Reconstruction|Dattatreya Mandal|April 8, 2020|Realm of History
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Privileged children tend to live in higher-performing school districts.
Maybe at one point I would have envied these students who grew up in privileged families so often laden with trust funds.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life|Maya Richard Craven|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am one who will march for life and will continue to stand up in defense of life as long as I am privileged to be in office.Rand Paul Attacked by Social Conservatives Over Plan B|Olivia Nuzzi|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The play, set in 1982, depicts the struggles of three privileged slackers to come to terms with impending adulthood.Michael Cera Brings ‘This Is Our Youth’ to Broadway After 18 Years|Tom Teodorczuk|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know, however, that you consider yourself a privileged person.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
It is the name of a felon—of one under doom of outlawry—whom all men are privileged to slay.Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia|William Gilmore Simms
He invited them to the Royal Museum, where they were privileged to view some of the most precious treasures of the Kingdom.Kisington Town|Abbie Farwell Brown
The most remarkable lady—this to Corklemore, in confidence—I have ever been privileged to meet.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Here before me was beauty of the purest type I have ever been privileged to see.The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for privileged
- not actionable as a libel or slander
- (of a communication, document, etc) that a witness cannot be compelled to divulge