Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

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...)
    Concise 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
    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.
    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
    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

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