HyperDic: privileged

English > 3 senses of the word privileged:
ADJECTIVEallprivilegedblessed with privileges
allprivilegednot subject to usual rules or penalties
allprivileged, inside, innerconfined to an exclusive group
privileged > pronunciation
Soundsprih'vihlahjhd; prih'vihlihjhd; prih'vlahjhd; prih'vlihjhd
Rhymesbandaged ... undamaged: 7 rhymes with ahjhd...
abridged ... unabridged: 13 rhymes with ihjhd...
English > privileged: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBlessed with privileges.
Example"the privileged few"
Narrowersweetheartprivileged treatment of a favored person or corporation (sometimes unethically)
See alsofortunateHaving unexpected good fortune
richpossessing material wealth
Oppositeunderprivilegedlacking the rights and advantages of other members of society
English > privileged: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot subject to usual rules or penalties.
Example"a privileged statement"
Broaderexempt(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
English > privileged: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningConfined to an exclusive group.
Example "privileged information"
Synonymsinside, inner
Broaderexclusiveexcluding much or all

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