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Definition of Private

Private
Private Pri"vate, n. 1. A secret message; a personal unofficial communication. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. Personal interest; particular business.[Obs.] Nor must I be unmindful of my private. --B. Jonson. 3. Privacy; retirement. [Archaic] ``Go off; I discard you; let me enjoy my private.' --Shak. 4. One not invested with a public office. [Archaic] What have kings, that privates have not too? --Shak. 5. (Mil.) A common soldier; a soldier below the grade of a noncommissioned officer. --Macaulay. 6. pl. The private parts; the genitals. In private, secretly; not openly or publicly.

Meaning of Private from wikipedia

- Look up private or privates in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Private or privates may refer to: "In Private", by Dusty Springfield from the 1990 album...
- Privatization (rendered privatisation in British English) can mean several different things, most commonly referring to moving something from the public...
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- Private universities and private colleges are institutions of higher education that are not operated, owned, or institutionally funded by governments....
- "In Private" is a song by British singer Dusty Springfield, released as a single on 20 November 1989. It was Springfield's third single in a row to be...
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- A private secretary (PS) is a civil servant in a governmental department or ministry, responsible to a secretary of state or minister; or a public servant...
- In Internet networking, a private network is a computer network that uses a private address space of IP addresses. These addresses are commonly used for...