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English definition of “private”

private

adjective (PERSONAL)   /ˈprɑɪ·vɪt/
for the use of or belonging to one particular person or group only, or not shared or available to other people: The sign on the gate said "Private PropertyKeep Out." Let’s go somewhere private so we can talk freely. in private If you do something in private, you do it without other people present: I asked if I could talk to her in private.
(Definition of private adjective (PERSONAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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