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British English: /ˈprʌɪvət/
American English: /ˈpraɪvɪt/

Translation of private in Arabic:


  • 1 (not for the general public)
    (property, land, jet)
    a room with a private bathroom
    غُرْفة مع حَمّامٍ خاصٍّ
    the funeral will be private
    سَتَكونُ الجَنازةُ للأَهْلِ فَقَطْ
  • 2
    (personal) (letter, phone call, investment)
    private citizens
    المُواطِنونَ العاديّونَ
    as a public figure, she doesn't have much private life
    كَشَخْصيّةٍ عامّةٍ، لَيْسَتْ لَدَيْها حَياةٌ خاصّةٌ
  • 4
    (quiet, free from intrusion) (place, room)
  • 5
    (confidential) (conversation, meeting, matter)
    a private joke
    (نُكْتة يَفْهَمُها المُطَّلِعونَ فَقَطْ)
    to keep a matter private
    حافَظَ على خُصوصيّةِ شَيْءٍ
    to come to a private understanding
    وَصَلوا إلى تَفاهُمٍ خاصٍّ


also: in private adverbial phrase/عبارة ظرفية

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