Definition of private view in English:

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private view


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An event attended by invited guests at which an art exhibition may be seen before it is opened to the public: guests attended a private view of the exhibition last night
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  • Entertaining also continues in Burlington House's beautiful suite of Fine Rooms, where guests can enjoy a private view of the current exhibition.
  • My wife and I were very pleased to have been invited to the private view of the Henri Matisse exhibition.
  • Patrons and Corporate Members are entitled to entertain at the Academy and to host private views of exhibitions.
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