There are 2 translations of private in Spanish:

private1

Pronunciation: /ˈpraɪvət; ˈpraɪvɪt/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (confidential) [conversation] privado; [matter] privado, confidencial; [letter] personal 1.2in private she told me in private me lo dijo confidencialmente or en confianza can we talk in private? ¿podemos hablar en privado? what you do in private is your own affair lo que hagas en la intimidad or en tu vida privada es cosa tuya the meeting was held in private la reunión se celebró en privado or a puertas cerradas
  • 2 2.1 (restricted) [showing] privado private view [Art] vernissage (m) private hearing vista (f) a puerta cerrada they married in a private ceremony celebraron la boda en la intimidad private privado (on envelope) personal 2.2 (for own use, in own possession) [road/lesson/secretary] particular; [income] personal for her private use para su uso personal with private bathroom con baño privado private property/land propiedad (f) privada a private hotel un hotel particular (no perteneciente a una cadena) a gentleman of private means [formal] un señor que vive de las rentas private income rentas (fpl)
  • 3 3.1 (not official) [visit/correspondence] privado a private citizen/individual un particular the President sent a private message of sympathy el Presidente mandó una nota personal de condolencia the bishop acted in a private capacity el obispo actuó a título personal their private life su vida privada in private life she's completely different en la intimidad es totalmente distinta 3.2 (unconnected with the state) [school] privado, particular, de pago (Esp) ; [ward] reservado; [patient] particular private bill proyecto (m) de ley que afecta a una entidad private company sociedad (f) privada (que no cotiza en Bolsa) private enterprise la empresa privada private health care servicio (m) médico privado private health insurance seguro (m) médico privado to be in private practice [Med] ejercer* la medicina privada (in (US) ) [Law] ocuparse de asuntos civiles private prosecution querella (f) the private sector el sector privado
  • 4 4.1 (personal, inward) [thoughts/doubts/grief] íntimo time is set aside for private study se establecen ciertas horas para que cada uno estudie por su cuenta it's a private joke between us es un chiste que los dos entendemos 4.2 (retiring) [person] reservado

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There are 2 translations of private in Spanish:

private2

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Word of the day anteojeras
fpl
blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.