- 1In a private way, manner, or capacity: I must insist we speak privately their children were privately educatedMore example sentences
in private, with no one else present, behind closed doors, between ourselves, confidentially, in confidence, discreetly, in secret, secretly; French entre nous; Latin in cameraalone, without being disturbed, without being interrupted
- 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.