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in private meaning

  "in private" in a sentence
  • Adverb: in private
    1. Kept private or confined to those intimately concerned
      "he was questioned in private"
      - privately, in camera

  • [American idiom]
    privately.
    I'd like to speak to you in private.
    I enjoy spending the evening in private.

  • [American slang]
    privately; without others present.
      I'd like to speak to you in private.
      I enjoy spending the evening in private.

Examples

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  1. they may desire you to be in private.
  2. the negotiation is going on in private.
  3. i raved at her in public and swore at her in private.
  4. in private homes, eating times vary considerably.
  5. she asked to see him in private.

Related Words

  1. in preference to meaning
  2. in press meaning
  3. in principio meaning
  4. in principle meaning
  5. in print meaning
  6. in progress meaning
  7. in proportion meaning
  8. in propria persona meaning
  9. in propria persona | pro per | proper person | pro per (in propria persona) | meaning
  10. in public meaning
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