Translation of privilege in Spanish:


privilegio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɪv(ə)lɪdʒ/ /ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒ/

See Spanish definition of privilegio


  • 1

    (special right)
    privilegio masculine
    parliamentary/congressional privilegeuncountable inmunidad parlamentaria
    • 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.
    • Why are they kawawa when the military, when the soldiers are given so many privileges not available to other sectors of the government?
    • But claims that Maori are in some way advantaged or enjoy special privileges over other New Zealanders are simply false.
    • After all who among us has never taken advantage of any privileges in our workplace?
    • In Evans we have a woman who used her wealth and class privilege to great advantage in achieving her reform goals.
    • Lady Boothroyd stood by her refusal to grant the privileges when she was Speaker, saying she had been determined to ‘protect the rules of the House of Commons’.
    • The first premise is of course correct, that among the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States is certainly the right to marry.
    • Isn't that what equality is supposed to be all about, where no class of citizen enjoys privileges and immunities not extended to all?
    • The privileges and immunities that proclaim their superior status have grown, not lessened, in democratic India.
    • It was not enough that each of the 18 provinces retained certain privileges not granted to Baghdad.
    • Merely a matter of months into the 21st century, the Government feels we are old and mature enough to be granted special privileges.
    • On our shores, those in the stands are fans, whose blind devotion grants them the privilege of being entertained - if they are that lucky - for two hours on Saturday afternoons.
    • Anonymity is a privilege seldom granted to sources by the respectable press, but ‘spokespeople’ get anonymity all the time.
    • Why, then, should anyone grant them such a privilege?
    • Nonetheless, he explained he thought it was a benefit the country's Premier should be entitled to, and so had asked the Governor for the privilege and duly been granted it.
    • But, the privilege granted to us must not be used as a cover for unethical practices, aimed at violating the spirit of democracy.
    • For the donor I felt respect and gratitude, that she had granted us the privilege of viewing this most intimate of relationships in a way that I hope never to see again.
    • What we all can do, however, is think for ourselves and grant others the privilege of doing so too.
  • 2

    privilegio masculine
    honor masculine
    I had the privilege of speaking to her in person tuve el privilegio / el honor de hablar con ella en persona
    • it is my privilege to be able to introduce … tengo el honor / el privilegio de presentarles a …
    • ‘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.
    • She said it was an honour and a privilege to serve as president of the second oldest guild in Ireland and to be in office during the year when the guild celebrated its 90th anniversary.
    • He said he was looking forward to the challenge of leading health reform, and that it was ‘a great honour and a privilege to be entrusted with this role’.
    • Even though Ruth is in the infancy of her captaincy, she already realises that it is both a privilege and an honour to be Captain to such a dedicated and forward thinking group of members.
    • To play hurling was a real privilege and an honour, and to put on a club jersey, whether it be Ireland or London or to wear the colours of Kilkenny C.B.S. gave me a great feeling of pride.
    • He added: ‘It's been a great privilege and honour to represent this particular branch of the armed forces.’
    • It is a privilege and honour for me to lead such a flypast to celebrate Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee.
    • It was a privilege to have that honour on a number of occasions down through the years since I first got to know him in the mid-1980s.
    • It may be a rare privilege to do the honours in a marriage ceremony, but invitations to the USPGA aren't exactly distributed like confetti.
    • It would be an honour and a privilege to meet him.
    • Still, Kochiites enjoyed the rare privilege of honouring the music maestro.
    • It used to be a privilege and an honour to be selected to play for your country, but top stars these days are far too full of self-importance.
    • It would be a wonderful honour and a great privilege to manage Glasgow Rangers one day, but I don't look at it as being the be all and end all.
    • Replying to the good wishes, Mr. Breen told how it had been a privilege and honour to live in Waterford.
    • She wouldn't regularly have this job, for it was a privilege and honour, but Zarana had a friend who was government and rebelled against her father's wishes.
    • It has been an honour and a privilege to work for this great club and to have enjoyed a memorable relationship with such special fans.
    • To command a new ship, and especially the first of class, I consider an immense privilege and honour.
    • To be a leader in that force is an honour and a privilege.