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privy

adjective uk   us   /ˈprɪv.i/ formal
be privy to sth to be told information that is not told to many people: I was never privy to conversations between top management.

privy

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈprɪv.i/ old use
a toilet, especially in a very small building in the garden of a house
Translations of “privy”
in Vietnamese hội đồng cơ mật…
in Spanish consejo privado…
in Thai สภาองคมนตรี…
in Malaysian bersubahat…
in French conseil privé…
in German Geheimer Staatsrat…
in Indonesian penasihat…
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