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privileged

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪvəlɪdʒd/

Translation of privileged in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (having advantages) [position] privilegiado for the privileged few para una minoría privilegiada
    Example sentences
    • One advantage of Rayleigh's privileged social position was that he did not need an academic post to earn his living.
    • The masses will gain self-esteem and leaders are forced to take decisions that are also beneficial to the masses and do not in the first place safeguard the privileged position of the elite.
    • What I desire is a politician who is comfortable enough with himself and honest enough with me to enjoy his success, wealth and privileged position.
    1.2 (honored) (predicative/predicativo) to be privileged to + infinitive/infinitivo tener* el privilegio or el honor de + infinitive/infinitivo I was privileged to witness … tuve el privilegio de ser testigo de …
    Example sentences
    • She was honoured and privileged to accept the award on behalf of the people of Westport.
    • I have been honoured and privileged to have served my leader and served Northern Ireland.
    • Tom, who is one of the youngest members of the club, said he was honoured and privileged to have been elected to serve as President for the next year.
    1.3 [Law/Derecho] [document] confidencial
    Example sentences
    • Legally privileged information obtained by a source is extremely unlikely ever to be admissible as evidence in criminal proceedings.
    • This means that they are not bound by the constraints of the data protection act or any other laws that protect medical or other privileged information.
    • We have indicated our concern at the extent of privileged information that was being passed to the Racing Organisation.

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