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Adjective private has 4 senses
  1. private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
    public, in the public eye, national, open, semipublic, state-supported, unexclusive, unrestricted
  2. private - concerning things deeply private and personal; "private correspondence"; "private family matters"
    impersonal (indirect, via personal)
  3. individual, private - concerning one person exclusively; "we all have individual cars"; "each room has a private bath"
    Antonym: impersonal (indirect, via personal)
  4. secret, private - not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts"
    Antonym: outward (indirect, via inward)
Noun private has 1 sense
  1. private, buck private, common soldier - an enlisted man of the lowest rank; "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"
    --1 is a kind of enlisted man
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