Village vs. Privilege

Village vs. Privilege — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Village and Privilege

Villagenoun

A small group of dwellings in a rural area, usually ranking in size between a hamlet and a town.

Privilegenoun

A special advantage, immunity, permission, right, or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual, class, or caste.

Villagenoun

In some US states, an incorporated community smaller in population than a town.

Privilegenoun

Such an advantage, immunity, or right held as a prerogative of status or rank, and exercised to the exclusion or detriment of others.

Villagenoun

The inhabitants of a village; villagers.

Privilegenoun

The principle of granting and maintaining a special right or immunity

a society based on privilege.
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Villagenoun

A dense group of animal habitations

a prairie dog village.

Privilegenoun

Protection from being forced to disclose confidential communications in certain relationships, as between attorney and client, physician and patient, or priest and confessor.

Villagenoun

A rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.

There are 2 churches and 3 shops in our village.

Privilegenoun

Protection from being sued for libel or slander for making otherwise actionable statements in a context or forum where open and candid expression is deemed desirable for reasons of public policy.

Villagenoun

(British) A rural habitation that has a church, but no market.

Privilegenoun

An option to buy or sell a stock, including put, call, spread, and straddle.

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Villagenoun

(Australia) A planned community such as a retirement community or shopping district.

Privilegeverb

To grant a privilege to.

Villagenoun

(Philippines) A gated community.

Privilegeverb

To free or exempt.

Villagenoun

a community of people smaller than a town

Privilegeverb

To assign greater importance or priority to

“A Harvard Law grad who taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago, he is steeped in a tradition that privileges the Bill of Rights over the crude or arbitrary exercise of power” (Evan Thomas).

Villagenoun

a settlement smaller than a town

Privilegenoun

An exemption from certain laws granted by the Pope.

Villagenoun

a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

Privilegenoun

(countable) A particular benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity enjoyed by some but not others; a prerogative, preferential treatment.

All first-year professors here must teach four courses a term, yet you're only teaching one! What entitled you to such a privilege?

Privilegenoun

An especially rare or fortunate opportunity; the good fortune (to do something).

Privilegenoun

(uncountable) The fact of being privileged; the status or existence of (now especially social or economic) benefit or advantage within a given society.

Privilegenoun

A right or immunity enjoyed by a legislative body or its members.

Privilegenoun

A stock market option.

Privilegenoun

(legal) A common law doctrine that protects certain communications from being used as evidence in court.

''Your honor, my client is not required to answer that; her response is protected by attorney-client privilege.

Privilegenoun

(computing) An ability to perform an action on the system that can be selectively granted or denied to users; permission.

Privilegeverb

(archaic) To grant some particular right or exemption to; to invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to authorize

to privilege representatives from arrest

Privilegeverb

(archaic) To bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger; to exempt; to deliver.

Privilegenoun

a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

Privilegenoun

a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right);

suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

Privilegenoun

(law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship

Privilegeverb

bestow a privilege upon