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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privately, in private, in cameraadverb

    kept private or confined to those intimately concerned

    "it was discussed privately between the two men"; "privately, she thought differently"; "some member of his own party hoped privately for his defeat"; "he was questioned in private"

  2. privatelyadverb

    by a private person or interest

    "a privately financed campaign"

Wiktionary

  1. privatelyadverb

    In a private manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Privatelyadverb

    in a private manner; not openly; without the presence of others

  2. Privatelyadverb

    in a manner affecting an individual; personally not officially; as, he is not privately benefited

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'privately' in Adverbs Frequency: #396

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of privately in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of privately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of privately in a Sentence

  1. Zaheer Ali:

    There were pieces of Malcolm X's story scattered across the country and we were trying to find them, they were privately owned, never made available to the public. I mean people had papers and recordings in their garages.

  2. Donald Trump:

    There have been people who have been making threats, privately and publicly, against me for quite some time, and I think they should understand by now, the Department of Justice is not going to be extorted.

  3. Steve Pitstick:

    Precision Planting was Precision Planting, when they were privately held, they were bringing us two or three new things a year that were great.

  4. Ben Carson:

    I've worked with Muslims. I've trained Muslims. I've operated on Muslims. There are a lot of Muslims who are very patriotic. Good Americans and they gladly admit, at least privately, that they don't accept sharia or the doctrines and they understand that Islam is a system of living and it includes the way that you relate to the government, and you cannot, unless you specifically, deny that portion of Islam be a Muslim in good standing. Now if that is the case, if you are not willing to reject that, then how in the world can you possibly be the president of the United States.

  5. Stewart Pearce:

    Harry is being completely honest, he’s being honest in a way that we don’t often see because honesty in the royal family is expressed privately. This is what I mean when I say they are the voice of change. What is the voice of change? It’s love. It’s the voice of compassion. It’s the voice of care. And that is what I am hearing from Harry.

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