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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
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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. Chang Li:

    The Shandong economy is skewed toward gritty smoke-stack industries where companies are typically highly leveraged, we view the plight of Shandong POEs (privately owned enterprises) as indicative of China's wider challenge: the difficulty of transitioning to a higher value-added economy, while managing high debt and slowing growth.

  2. Bob Corker:

    The prudent course of action would be for him to go to Congress and consult, discuss privately what he is going to do, i'm sure they will take that course of action, or at least I hope they would. So, they have the authority without that, but my sense is that they will come to us.

  3. Novak Djokovic:

    We are all active, and we are not active as well, when we are active everybody responds. We got it, we get along very well, I think we know, there is tremendous respect for each other, privately and professionally.

  4. Katie Hill:

    Barack Obama wants to help Democrats win, and that is why Barack Obama has been happy to speak privately with candidates and potential candidates seeking Barack Obama guidance on the best way to lead the country, president Obama's private counsel to candidates largely mirrors his public pronouncements that the most successful candidates will always show up, be present and make their case even in areas or in front of audiences they may not necessarily win, express views and positions that reflect their genuine beliefs and share a positive vision for the country true to their own personal story.

  5. Charles Moore:

    The whole time she was in office she supported our membership though with increasing lack of enthusiasm and after she left office she privately thought we ought to leave and told me that.

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