US: /ˈpɹɪvɪɫədʒ/, /ˈpɹɪvɪɫɪdʒ/, /ˈpɹɪvɫədʒ/, /ˈpɹɪvɫɪdʒ/
UK: /pɹˈɪvɪlɪd‍ʒ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

privilege /privilege/
  • danh từ
    • đặc quyền, đặc ân
    • ngoại động từ
      • cho đặc quyền; ban đặc ân (cho ai)
      • miễn (ai) khỏi chịu (gánh nặng...)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] a special right or advantage that a particular person or group of people has: Education should be a universal right and not a privilege. + You can enjoy all the benefits and privileges of club membership. + Try not to abuse the privilege of being allowed more freedom.
    2 [U] (disapproving) the rights and advantages that rich and powerful people in a society have: As a member of the nobility, his life had been one of wealth and privilege.
    3 [sing.] something that you are proud and lucky to have the opportunity to do
    Synonym: HONOUR
    I hope to have the privilege of working with them again. + It was a great privilege to hear her sing.
    4 [C, U] (technical) a special right to do or say things without being punished: parliamentary privilege (= the special right of members of parliament to say particular things without risking legal action) + breach of privilege (= the breaking of rules about what a member of parliament can say and do)
    + verb [VN] (formal) to give sb/sth special rights or advantages that others do not have: education policies that privilege the children of wealthy parents

    Thesaurus dictionary

    benefit, advantage, right, prerogative, concession, allowance, indulgence, immunity, exemption, dispensation, freedom, liberty, franchise, permission, consent, leave, authorization, sanction, authority, licence, carte blanche:
    The children were given the privilege of choosing where the family should go on holiday.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 special right


    exclusive, special
    Club members have special privileges, like free use of the pool.
    | class | diplomatic


    enjoy, exercise, have | accord sb, give sb, grant sb | abuse
    He was accused of abusing his diplomatic privileges.
    | revoke, withdraw

    2 opportunity to do sth pleasant


    enormous, great, rare, real
    It is a great privilege to be attending this conference.
    | doubtful, dubious
    I was given the dubious privilege of organizing the summer fair.


    She had the rare privilege of a viewing of his private art collection.
    | give sb

    Concise English dictionary

    +a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
    +a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    +(law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship
    +bestow a privilege upon