[priv-uh-lijd, priv-lijd] /ˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, ˈprɪv lɪdʒd/
belonging to a class that enjoys special privileges; favored:
the privileged few.
entitled to or exercising a privilege.
restricted to a select group or individual:
privileged information; a privileged position.
Navigation. (of a vessel) having the right of way.
enjoying or granted as a privilege or privileges
(nautical) (of a vessel) having the right of way
late 14c. of things; mid-15c. of persons, past participle adjective from privilege (v.).
[non-proh] /nɒnˈproʊ/ Informal. noun, plural nonpros, adjective 1. .
[proh-buh-tiv, prob-uh-] /ˈproʊ bə tɪv, ˈprɒb ə-/ adjective 1. serving or designed for testing or trial. 2. affording proof or evidence. /ˈprəʊbətɪv/ adjective 1. serving to test or designed for testing 2. providing proof or evidence adj. mid-15c., from Latin probativus “belonging to proof,” from probat-, past participle stem of probare (see prove).
[prob-luh-mat-ik] /ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of the nature of a ; doubtful; uncertain; questionable. /ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk/ adjective 1. having the nature or appearance of a problem; questionable 2. (logic, obsolete) (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold Compare apodeictic (sense 2), assertoric adj. c.1600, “doubtful, questionable,” from French problematique (15c.), […]
[proh-kyoo r-uh-buh l, pruh-] /proʊˈkyʊər ə bəl, prə-/ adjective 1. . adj. mid-15c., from procure + -able. Related: Procurability.