Translation of privy in Spanish:

privy

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪvi/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [formal] (predicative/predicativo) to be privy to sth tener* conocimiento de algo I am not privy to the President's intentions no tengo conocimiento de las intenciones del Presidente, el Presidente no me ha confiado cuáles son sus intenciones 1.2 (private) [archaic] privado
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    • There is already a precedent for this because local residents (including my family) all have concessionary tickets to the privy gardens and have had them since they were replanted.
    • The names of these privy individuals are known, since this is all done by the book.
    • Sundays were further elevated as the principal court day with new regulations governing behaviour at chapel, and the privacy and dignity of Charles's privy lodgings were reinforced.

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