- confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy 2. [adj] - concerning things deeply private and personal 3. [n] - an enlisted man of the lowest rankFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=private
[ Latin privatus
apart from the state, peculiar to an individual, private, properly past participle of privare
to bereave, deprive, originally, to separate, from privus
single, private, perhaps originally, put forward (hence, alone, single) and akin to prae
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(prī'vat) noun 1.
A secret message; a personal unofficial communication. [ Obsolete] Shak. 2.
Personal interest; particular business. [ Obsolete] « Nor must I be unmindful of my private
.» B. Jonson. 3.
Privacy; retirement....Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/164
1. Belonging to, or concerning, an individual person, company, or interest; peculiar to one's self; unconnected with others; personal; one's own; not public; not general; separate; as, a man's private opinion; private property; a private purse; private expenses or interests; a private secretary. ... 2. Sequestered from company or observation; appro...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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 ...Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=private
• (n.) A secret message; a personal unofficial communication. • (a.) Having secret or private knowledge; privy. • (n.) Privacy; retirement. • (a.) Belonging to, or concerning, an individual person, company, or interest; peculiar to one`s self; unconnected with others; personal; one`s own; not public; not general; separate; as, a...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/private/
(from the article `Performing Arts`) ...portrayed an obsessive with a mechanical regime of weekly drug dosing, watching a desirable woman in a hotel lobby, and, more perilously, carrying ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/115
in most armies, the lowest grade of enlisted personnel. In the armies of the United States, Germany, and France, a private ranks below a private ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/115
private 1. Secluded from the sight, presence, or intrusion of others. 2. Of or limited to one person; not available for public use, control, or participation. 3. Designed or intended for one's exclusive use. 4. Of or confined to the individual; personal; such as, a private joke; private opinions. 5. Undertaken on an individual basis; such as, p...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1753/
Private was an experimental rocket developed by the California Institute of Technology on behalf of the United States Army. Tested in two different configurations, it provided the proof of concept that a fin-stabilised ballistic missile was technologically feasible, and led to the development of the Corporal ballistic missile. ==Hi...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_(rocket)
Private F A small, solid-propellant rocket developed for research purposes by the United States Army during World War II. The Private A was 2.4 m long, 0.85 m in diameter, and powered by an Aerojet solid-propellant sustainer engine, with liftoff thrust provi...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/Private.html
Not open to the public. Both Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard were granted "private" executions inside the walls of the Tower of London complex. There were still, from various estimates, between several hundred to several thousand witnesses to their deaths, but common people and foreigners (like ambassadors) were kept out.Found on http://tudorswiki.sho.com/page/Tudor+Words+Glossary
A private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). In modern military parlance, `private` is shortened to `Pte` in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries and to `Pvt.` in the United States. ==Etymology== The term derives from the medieval ter...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_(rank)
access control keyword. See private member, private base.Found on http://www.stroustrup.com/glossary.html
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