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Definition of privilege verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈprɪvlɪdʒ//
    privilege somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they privilege
    he / she / it privileges
    past simple privileged
    -ing form privileging
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  1. 1to give someone or something special rights or advantages that others do not have synonym favour
  2. 2 education policies that privilege the children of wealthy parents
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: privilege