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adjective as in favored, elite

adjective as in allowed, exempt

adjective as in confidential, secret

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“Sweden is one of the most medically privileged and healthcare privileged nations on the planet,” Vermund says.

Kaguya knows her elevated status is what her parents dreamed of for her, so that she could live the privileged life they never had.

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The presumption of innocence, once seen as a liberal conceit aimed at protecting the oppressed, is ridiculed as justification to guard the racially privileged.

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Josefowitz highlighted her relatively privileged circumstances, namely attentive staff and zero coronavirus cases in the beachfront building.

Now the dining room was considered as a privileged place by the ancient Romans.

Thomas Sadoski should be the frontrunner to play every smarmy privileged thirty-something from now on.

These posts are still available in archives that are only viewable to privileged members of the forum.

Privileged children tend to live in higher-performing school districts.

“My experience was very ordinary, but very privileged,” she said.

I still miss my friend, a girl from a privileged white family that had a multi-generation history in a sorority at USC.

Aunt Ri was a privileged character, but her logical method of questioning was inconvenient.

Bacon's Rebellion is remembered in history primarily as a revolt of the plain, common man against a privileged few.

But a woman is not, I believe, considered as privileged to know any thing by these commercial personages.

Statements rendered by mercantile or collection agencies to inquirers for business purposes are clearly privileged.

Every member and every servant of the Company was to be privileged against impressment and arrest.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to privileged, such as: honored, powerful, advantaged, entitled, indulged, and ruling.

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