privilege

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(priv′ĭ-lĕj )

[L. privilegium, law affecting a single person, prerogative]

1. A right granted to a person in recognition of some special status, e.g., a right to practice one's profession in a health care facility.
2. An immunity from commonly imposed standards or laws.

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(priv′ĭ-lĕj )

[L. privilegium, law affecting a single person, prerogative]

1. A right granted to a person in recognition of some special status, e.g., a right to practice one's profession in a health care facility.
2. An immunity from commonly imposed standards or laws.

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