Translation of "privately" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpraɪ.və us /ˈpraɪ.və

privately adverb (PERSONAL)

B2 in secret, or with only one or two other people present

She spoke privately with the manager. 她私下与经理谈了谈。
Despite his public support, privately (= secretly) he was worried. 尽管他公开支持,但暗地里还是焦虑不安。

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privately adverb (NOT OFFICIAL)

by a person or company and not by the government

a privately owned business 私营企业

(Translation of “privately” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)