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American English: /ˈprɪv(ə)lɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ/

Translation of privilege in Spanish:


countable and uncountable
  • 1 (special right) parliamentary/congressional privilege uncountable
    Example sentences
    • The bill, piloted by acting Foreign Affairs Minister Danny Montano, is meant to grant certain privileges and immunities to the ACS.
    • A citizen or class of citizens may not be granted privileges or immunities not granted on the same terms to all citizens.
    • In earlier times, people from wealthy families enjoyed great privileges not available to working-class and poor people.
  • 2 (honor) (no plural) I had the privilege of speaking to her in person
    tuve el privilegio or el honor de hablar con ella en persona
    it is my privilege to be able to introduce …
    tengo el honor or el privilegio de presentarles a …
    Example sentences
    • ‘It is a great honour and privilege to receive this award, especially in such a forum,’ he commented.
    • He did, however, describe the awards haul as ‘a real privilege, a tremendous honour and a real achievement’.
    • It's an immense privilege and honour to lead the council and I'm very proud of what has been achieved in the last three years.
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