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Definición de “private” en inglés

private

adjective  /ˈprɑɪ·vɪt/ us  

private adjective (PERSONAL)

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 Property – Keep 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.

private adjective (INDEPENDENT)

[not gradable] belonging to or managed by a person or independent company rather than the government: The governor visited Ireland as a private citizen (= not as an official).

private

noun [C]  /ˈprɑɪ·vɪt/ us  

private noun [C] (RANK)

a person in the military of the lowest rank, below a corporal
(Definition of private from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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