privilege

Definitions

General English

Computing

  • noun the status of a user as regards to the type of program he or she can run and the resources he or she can use

Human Resources

  • noun an advantage associated with a certain position or situation

Law

  • noun the right of a party not to disclose a document, or to refuse to answer questions, on the ground of some special interest
  • noun the order of priority

Politics

  • noun a special advantage attached to a position or office
  • noun protection from the law given in some circumstances to particular individuals like Members of parliament in UK or the president in USA
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