Definition of 'private'
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Example sentences containing 'private'
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She had the fluting vowels of one of the eastern suburbs ' private schools. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)Reality intruded rudely into his own, private, perfect world. TREASON KEEP (2002)Andrea paid for a private nurse who would come in twice a day. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
In private, the Europeans at least say they would have done the same thing. THE SHADOWS OF POWER (2002)
Synonyms of 'private'
enlisted man, tommy, private soldier, Tommy Atkins
Trends of 'private'
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Translations for 'private'
British English: private /ˈpraɪvɪt/ ADJECTIVE
Private industries and services are owned and controlled by an individual person or group, rather than by the state.
- American English: private
- Arabic: خُصُوصِّي
- Brazilian Portuguese: privado
- Chinese: 私密的
- Croatian: privatan
- Czech: soukromý
- Danish: privat
- Dutch: privé
- European Spanish: privado
- Finnish: yksityinen
- French: privé
- German: privat
- Greek: ιδιωτικός
- Italian: privato
- Japanese: 個人的な
- Korean: 사적인
- Norwegian: privat
- Polish: prywatny
- European Portuguese: privado
- Romanian: particular
- Russian: частный
- Spanish: privado
- Swedish: privat
- Thai: ที่เป็นส่วนตัว
- Turkish: özel
- Ukrainian: приватний
- Vietnamese: riêng tư
Definition of private from the Collins English Dictionary
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