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Italian translation of “private”

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private

adjective
 
/ˈpraɪ·vət/
B1 only for one person or group and not for everyone
privato
You can’t park here – this is private property.
controlled by or paid for by a person or company and not by the government
privato
Charles went to a private school.
B1 If information or an emotion is private, you do not want other people to know about it.
privato
This is a private matter – it doesn’t concern you.
in private If you do something in private, you do it where other people cannot see or hear you.
in privato
I need to talk to you in private.
(Definition of private adjective from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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