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in private with no one else near; privately or secretly.
private debt within a country or locality, the total amount of money owed to creditors by individuals, businesses, and nongovernmental organizations.
private enterprise an economic system subject to limited government regulation in which the means of production are privately owned; free enterprise.
private eye (informal) a private detective.
private first class a soldier in the U.S. Army or Marine Corps ranking below a corporal and above a private.