Definition of private noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    private

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    NAmE//ˈpraɪvət//
     
     
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  1. 1 [countable] (abbreviation Pvt.) a soldier of the lowest rank in the army Private (John) Smith
  2. 2privates [plural] (informal) = private parts
  3. Idioms with no one else present Is there somewhere we can discuss this in private? compare in public
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