English - Vietnamese Dictionary
privilege /privilege/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- cho đặc quyền; ban đặc ân (cho ai)
- miễn (ai) khỏi chịu (gánh nặng...)
+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
Advanced English 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.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
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
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
1 special right
Club members have special privileges, like free use of the pool.
| class | diplomatic
VERB + PRIVILEGE
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.
VERB + PRIVILEGE
She had the rare privilege of a viewing of his private art collection.
| give sb
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