privilege


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Synonyms for privilege

honour

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favour

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Synonyms for privilege

a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

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a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)

bestow a privilege upon

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Among other good-for-nothing properties and privileges, one was especially assigned them,--that of exercising an influence over people's dreams.
This large work could not be accomplished if the badge-holders stood upon their privilege and ceased to volunteer.
Won't it be kind of a privilege to put her on the right track?
I could not tell why I ought to be deprived of the same privilege.
A charming old Italian writer has laid down the canons of perfect feminine beauty with much nicety in a delicious discourse, which, as he delivered it in a sixteenth- century Florentine garden to an audience of beautiful and noble ladies, an audience not too large to be intimate and not too small to be embarrassing, it was his delightful good fortune and privilege to illustrate by pretty and sly references to the characteristic beauties of the several ladies seated like a ring of roses around him.
This remark is not less applicable to a political privilege, or honor, or trust, than to any article of ordinary property.
By the laws of several States, certain descriptions of aliens, who had rendered themselves obnoxious, were laid under interdicts inconsistent not only with the rights of citizenship but with the privilege of residence.
Little Alice, who was hardly five years old, took the privilege of the youngest, and climbed his knee.
The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.
Now it is not residence which constitutes a man a citizen; for in this sojourners and slaves are upon an equality with him; nor will it be sufficient for this purpose, that you have the privilege of the laws, and may plead or be impleaded, for this all those of different nations, between whom there is a mutual agreement for that purpose, are allowed; although it very often happens, that sojourners have not a perfect right therein without the protection of a patron, to whom they are obliged to apply, which shows that their share in the community is incomplete.
It's a rare and exquisite privilege which I can ill afford," said Philip.
I have sometimes thought that people who have this rare privilege do not appreciate it as they should.
No," said Prince Andrew, "my father did not wish me to take advantage of the privilege.
Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland.
TEE KITES of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song.