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Adjective
Not known or meant to be known by the general populace
“I was once working a private function, and four of us were slammed with about 150 cars arriving at the same time.”
Adjective
Hidden, isolated
“The park was not a private place, but at night it was a good place to let you think, if you needed to escape for a minute or two.”
Adjective
Not connected with one's work or official position
“The salaries, together with expenses, will be in addition to the money they earn in their private capacity.”
Adjective
“Friends recall him as a private man, a man who did not often reveal his feelings.”
Adjective
Not for general or public use
“For golfers who belong to private clubs, getting a handicap is routine.”
Adjective
Not publicly known
“How far do private feelings and sentiments influence decisions that are intended to impact society as a whole?”
Adjective
“He needed some private moments alone to reshuffle his current emotions.”
Adjective
Owned or paid for by individuals rather than by the government
“Pretty soon you'll have to pay royalties for your thoughts benevolently loaned to you by private industry.”
Noun
The lowest rank in the army, below lance corporal or private first class
“He was stopped outside the camp and told the private that the Colonel was expecting him.”
Noun
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