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private

adjective
 
 
/ˈpraɪvɪt/
NOT EVERYONE B1 only for one person or group and not for everyone
prywatny, własny, osobisty
Each room has a balcony and a private bathroom. You can't park here - this is private property.Particular and individualExcluding
NOT GOVERNMENT B2 controlled by or paid for by a person or company and not by the government
prywatny
Charles went to a private school.Businesses and enterprises
SECRET B1 If information or an emotion is private, you do not want other people to know about it.
prywatny, osobisty
This is a private matter - it doesn't concern you.Secrecy and privacy
in private B2 If you do something in private, you do it where other people cannot see or hear you.
prywatnie, na osobności
I need to talk to you in private.Secrecy and privacy
sb's private life someone's personal relationships and activities and not their work
czyjeś prywatne życie
Secrecy and privacy
QUIET A place which is private is quiet and there are no other people there to see or hear what you are doing.
ustronny
Is there somewhere private where we can talk?Secrecy and privacy
privately adverb B2
prywatnie
(Definition of private adjective from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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