to waive a privilege meaning, to waive a privilege definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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waive

  
  ( waives    3rd person present)   ( waiving    present participle)   ( waived    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you waive your right to something, for example legal representation, you choose not to have it or do it.  
He pleaded guilty to the murders of three boys and waived his right to appeal.      V n  
2       verb   If someone waives a rule, they say that people do not have to obey it in a particular situation.  
The art gallery waives admission charges on Sundays...      V n  
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waiver, wave, waver, weave

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