special privilege

  1. a legally endorsed privilege granted exclusively to some individual or group

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How to use special privilege in a sentence

  • I thank and magnify the ever-blessed Trinity, who chose thee from all our race for this special privilege.

  • I was among those felons whose special privilege is their compulsory attendance at executions.

  • The city attorney came in and said the aldermen had exceeded their authority, as they could not legally grant a special privilege.

  • Beauty, after all, is the greatest special privilege of all.

    Manslaughter | Alice Duer Miller
  • It was during the last half-year of his term that Wilde was allowed the special privilege of writing as much as he pleased.

    Oscar Wilde | Leonard Cresswell Ingleby