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A Very Important Person, or VIP is a person who is accorded special privileges due to his or her status or importance. Look up VIP in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Very Important Person is a 1961 British comedy film, directed by Ken Annakin, and written by Henry Blyth and Jack Davies. ...

Examples include celebrities, heads of state, high rollers, politicians, high-level corporate officers, wealthy individuals, or any other person who receives special treatment for some reason. In some cases, such as tickets to events, VIP may be used in a similar way to premium, and can be purchased by anyone (e.g. [1]). The term was coined between 1940 and 1945 [2], likely by the Royal Air Force.[citation needed] For the 1998 movie, see Celebrity (1998 movie). ... A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the countrys... A high roller, also referred to as a whale in the casino industry, is an gambler who wagers large amounts of money. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Corporate title. ... Wealth usually refers to money and property. ... Ticket (unseparated) of the Kurkino in Berchtesgaden CeBIT Home 1998 student day ticket with barcode A Parisians transport ticket A ticket to the 2003 Rugby World Cup sporting event. ... RAF redirects here. ...

VVIP (meaning Very Very Important Person) may indicate a level of status above VIP.

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