Definition of private in English:
- Darknets are gated communities that run on the Internet but are open only to those who belong to the private network.
- It's a facility that's widely used and currently caters for several private planes.
- In fact, in Australia, fewer women belong to private golf clubs now than they did 20 years ago.
- We were in the beer garden outside a pub on the Thames, and there was a private function in a sectioned off part of the ‘garden’.
- Weddings, party nights and private functions already booked will now have to be rearranged.
- I was once working a private function, and four of us were slammed with about 150 cars arriving at the same time.
- But the murder of the two ten-year-old Soham girls has sent shockwaves of grief far beyond the private agony of their families.
- It flourishes on the back of faxes and in the margins of copybooks, doodles reveal a billion private boredoms.
- A source of aggravation could be your temporary inability to sort out intensely private feelings.
- She was a private person, often revealing herself more in her drawings than in anything she said.
- Friends recall him as a private man, a man who did not often reveal his feelings.
- My mom chooses to be more private, and she lives in the western part of the United States.
- As if by instinct, he retreats to the woodshed, a quiet and private place where he sometimes goes just to sit and think.
- You might also want to designate a quiet, private space where you can dim the lights and play your favorite relaxing music.
- We didn't go where we normally go; we went out into the country to a little private place.
- So most of that stuff is just kind of a way for me to be private, and alone, and my daughter rides horses, and my wife does.
- He needed some private moments alone to reshuffle his current emotions.
- In the absence of tragedy and terror, they were left undisturbed to create private, coded worlds.
- If he wants you to act a poor man, a cripple, a public official, or a private person, see that you act it with skill.
- Future revenue would be paid to private individuals, and public spending would be financed by income tax.
- Anyone can access it: companies big and small, public institutions and private individuals.
- Gardaí in Killarney stressed they were here in a private capacity and not part of an official Swedish army party.
- This was so whether or not the accused was abroad on official business or in a private capacity.
- And he emphasises he is making his comments in his private capacity.
- But more business doctoral grads are entering private industry rather than academia.
- In fact this was nothing more than a way of deflecting criticism away from the state while at the same time providing profits for private industry.
- So it turned to private industry to provide the extra manpower needed to implement the program.
- Both also have private practices and perform infertility treatment at the private Assuta Hospital and Herzliya Medical Centre.
- NHS treatment is attractive to patients because the charges are lower than private treatment, sometimes significantly.
- Should you stay in the public system or go private with your medical insurance?
- Since opening in March, the home has mostly relied on private donations from charitable organizations.
- It's a private transaction between me and the landlord/ landlady/ shopowner.
- Many charters served simply to confirm previous charters, judgements or private transactions.
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- He enlisted in the Army in 1980 and was first assigned as a young private as a supply clerk in Germany.
- Abroad, the death of an army private has been followed by the murder of five innocent civilians.
- Even a third class pilot had more power than a private in the army.
late Middle English (originally denoting a person not acting in an official capacity): from Latin privatus 'withdrawn from public life', a use of the past participle of privare 'bereave, deprive', from privus 'single, individual'.
- With no one else present: I’ve got to talk to you in privateMore example sentences
- The judge was today hearing a bail application on Colin's behalf in private.
- There is even a coffee table and two armchairs if you want to chat with your girlfriend in private.
- Rome has an obsession with secrecy - a lot goes on in private but it need not.
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