abuse a privilege

abuse a privilege
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  • abuse of privilege — index infringement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abuse of privilege — See excess of privilege …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abuse — [ə byo͞oz′; , ə byo͞os′] vt. abused, abusing [ME abusen < OFr abuser < L abusus, pp. of abuti, misuse < ab , away, from + uti, to use] 1. to use wrongly; misuse [to abuse a privilege] 2. a) to hurt by treating badly; mistreat b) to… …   English World dictionary

  • privilege — n. 1) to award, give, grant a privilege 2) to enjoy, exercise; have a privilege (to enjoy guest privileges) 3) to abuse a privilege 4) to revoke; suspend a privilege 5) a class; exclusive; special privilege 6) franking; guest; kitchen privileges… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • abuse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French abus, from Latin abusus, from abuti to consume, from ab + uti to use Date: 15th century 1. a corrupt practice or custom 2. improper or excessive use or treatment ; misuse < drug abuse > < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Privilege escalation — is the act of exploiting a bug, design flaw or configuration oversight in an operating system or software application to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected from an application or user. The result is that an application… …   Wikipedia

  • Privilege — • A permanent concession made by a legislator outside of the common law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Privilege     Privilege      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Privilege of Competency —     Privilege of Competency     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Privilege of Competency     (Lat. Privilegium Competentiœ)     (1) The competency of a cleric means his right to proper sustenance. When a parochial church has been incorporated with a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • privilege — noun 1 special right ADJECTIVE ▪ exclusive, special ▪ Club members have special privileges, like free use of the pool. ▪ class ▪ diplomatic ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Privilege of Peerage — The Privilege of Peerage is the body of special privileges belonging to members of the British Peerage, and is distinct from Parliamentary privilege, which applies to only those peers serving in the House of Lords and the members of the House of… …   Wikipedia