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privately

Synonyms of privately in English:

adverb

  • 1 I wanted the opportunity to talk to you privately
    in private, with no one else present, behind closed doors, between ourselves, confidentially, in confidence, discreetly, in secret, secretly;
    French entre nous;
    Latin in camera
    [Antonyms] publicly
  • 2 privately, MPs were disturbed by the news
    secretly, inwardly, deep down, personally, unofficially
  • 3 they lived their lives very privately
    out of the public eye, out of public view, in seclusion, in solitude, alone, without being disturbed, without being interrupted
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