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privilege

(prĭv′ĭ-lĭj) [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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(58) In weighing whether the law firm was entitled to summary judgment on its absolute privilege defense, the Southern District determined that a jury needed to find that when it sent the letters, the law firm truly intended to eventually file suit.
As Education Secretary, I have valued his counsel, wisdom, and friendship, and it has been an absolute privilege to work with him.
Sachin is incredibly humble, a true gentleman and it has been an absolute privilege watching his career and playing against him.
Attorneys do not have an absolute privilege against making defamatory statements when they interview potential witnesses in preparing a lawsuit, according to the Florida Supreme Court.
Paul, 66, said: "It has been an absolute privilege to serve Shropshire and meeting the legal needs of the community and I am looking forward to continuing for some years to come."
Tarun Kapoor, Managing Director, Audi Delhi West said, 'It has been an absolute privilege and honour to be associated with Audi in India.
"It is an absolute privilege to say that in my career I have had both these managers at the clubs I have played for.
" It is my honour to have been elected for this post and it will be an absolute privilege to serve this association once again.
"It was an absolute privilege to give so many 10s."
He went on to pay tribute to Marie Colvin, saying she was one of the bravest people he knew and that working with her was an "absolute privilege".
We, therefore, consider it an absolute privilege to be playing our small role in reigniting the passion and popularity of hockey in the country.''
However, over the last three decades I've built up enough memories of a truly wonderful sport to last a lifetime, and it's been an absolute privilege to have written about it in the Racing Post for 15 years.