Translation of "privately" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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privatelyadverb

uk /ˈpraɪ.vət.li/ us /ˈpraɪ.vət.li/

privately adverb (PERSONAL)

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

私下地,秘密地
She spoke privately with the manager. 她私下與經理面談。
Despite his public support, privately (= secretly) he was worried. 儘管他公開支持,但私底下還是焦慮不安。

More examples

  • I'd prefer it if we could speak privately.
  • Though he had tried to be enthusiastic about the plans, privately he felt more sceptical.

privately adverb (NOT OFFICIAL)

by a person or company and not by the government

私立地;私營地;民間地
a privately owned business 民營企業

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