- n. 特权；优待；基本权利
- vt. 给与…特权；特免
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- privilege (n.)
- mid-12c. "grant, commission" (recorded earlier in Old English, but as a Latin word), from Old French privilege "right, priority, privilege" (12c.) and directly from Latin privilegium "law applying to one person, bill of law in favor of or against an individual," later "privilege," from privus "individual" (see private (adj.)) + lex (genitive legis) "law" (see legal (adj.)). Meaning "advantage granted" is from mid-14c. in English.
- privilege (v.)
- early 14c., privilegen, "to invest with a privilege," from privilege (n.) and from Old French privilegier (13c.), from Medieval Latin privilegare, from Latin privilegium. Related: Privileged; priviledging.
- 1. Pironi was the son of privilege and wealth, and it showed.
- 2. She was cocooned in a private world of privilege.
- 3. It must be a privilege to know such a man.
- 4. He arrogated the privilege to himself alone.
- 5. a bastion of male privilege
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