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private life

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Definition of private life in English:

noun

A person’s personal relationships, interests, and activities as distinct from their public or professional life: he was somewhat reserved and shy in private life he tried to live an ordinary private life
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  • Marsh lives in a council flat and injects tireless devotion into his work to the exclusion of any private life.
  • So there is no legitimate public interest in the private lives of public figures?
  • Sociologists said the contest would reveal people's private lives to the public and should be held cautiously.

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