Definition of privately in English:

privately

Line breaks: pri|vate¦ly

adverb

1In a private way, manner, or capacity: I must insist we speak privately their children were privately educated
More example sentences
  • People may speak privately to a nurse or get cancer information which is free of charge.
  • But they have already accepted that schools and hospitals are being privately financed.
  • Logan positioned himself behind Rob so he could speak to him privately.
Synonyms
Frenchentre nous;
out of the public eye, out of public view, in seclusion, in solitude, alone, without being disturbed, without being interrupted
1.1 [often sentence adverb] Used to refer to a situation in which someone’s thoughts and feelings are not revealed: privately, Robert considered that she was overreacting
Synonyms
secretly, inwardly, deep down, personally, unofficially

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