English meaning:

“A special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to one person or group of people.”

ASL meaning:

1) Something you benefit from (

2) An opportunity you are able to access (

3) Something you are able to take advantage of (

In summary:

Privileged people are granted, and benefit from, access to societal opportunities that only they can take advantage of. Society is made by and for privileged people – society excludes people who do not have privilege because society does not prioritize their needs or their view of the world


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