What does privately mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privately, in private, in camera(adverb)

    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. privately(adverb)

    by a private person or interest

    "a privately financed campaign"


  1. privately(Adverb)

    In a private manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Privately(adverb)

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

  2. Privately(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce privately?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say privately in sign language?

  1. privately


  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. Solon:

    Reprove thy friend privately commend him publicly.

  2. Solon:

    Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    He who obeys his wife's advice often cries privately in life.

  4. Humberto Pedrosa:

    This is a 50-50 deal, under which the company will be privately managed.

  5. Ken Hackett:

    Maybe this is an opportunity where the Holy Father can privately raise concerns.

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