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Privileged

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privileged

Invested with a privilege; enjoying a peculiar right, advantage, or immunity. Privileged communication.

Witnesses who are not obliged to testify as to certain things, as lawyers in relation to their dealings with their clients, and officers of state as to state secrets; also, by statute, clergymen and physicans are placed in the same category, so far as concerns information received by them professionally.