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ˈprɪv ɪ tipriv·i·ty

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Wiktionary

  1. privitynoun

    A divine mystery; something known only to God, or revealed only in holy scriptures.

  2. privitynoun

    A private matter, a secret.

  3. privitynoun

    Privacy, secrecy.

  4. privitynoun

    The genitals.

  5. privitynoun

    A relationship between parties seen as being a result of their mutual interest or participation in a given transaction, contract etc.

  6. Etymology: From priveté, privitee et al., priveté, from privé + -té.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Privitynoun

    Etymology: privauté, Fr. from privy.

    I will unto you in privity discover the drift of my purpose; I mean thereby to settle an eternal peace in that country, and also to make it very profitable to her majesty. Edmund Spenser.

    The authority of higher powers have force even in these things which are done without their privity, and are of mean reckoning. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 7.

    Upon this French going out, took he upon him,
    Without the privity o’ th’ king, t’ appoint
    Who should attend him? William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.

    All the doors were laid open for his departure, not without the privity of the prince of Orange, concluding that the kingdom might better be settled in his absence. Jonathan Swift.

    Few of them have any thing to cover their privities. George Abbot.

Wikipedia

  1. Privity

    Privity is the legal term for a close, mutual, or successive relationship to the same right of property or the power to enforce a promise or warranty. It is an important concept in contract law.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Privityadjective

    privacy; secrecy; confidence

  2. Privityadjective

    private knowledge; joint knowledge with another of a private concern; cognizance implying consent or concurrence

  3. Privityadjective

    a private matter or business; a secret

  4. Privityadjective

    the genitals; the privates

  5. Privityadjective

    a connection, or bond of union, between parties, as to some particular transaction; mutual or successive relationship to the same rights of property

  6. Etymology: [From Privy, a.: cf. F. privaut extreme familiarity.]

Wikidata

  1. Privity

    Privity is the legal term for a close, mutual, or successive relationship to the same right of property or the power to enforce a promise or warranty. It is an important concept in contract law.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of privity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of privity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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