sexual activity
   Literally, special rights, like those of a Member of Parliament to libel others in the House of commons with impunity:
    He'll still continue to pay her hourly fee whenever he spends time with her... But he's also entitled to other 'privileges'. (Golden, 1997, of a geisha)

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