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private

Law, Politics of, relating to, or provided by a private individual or organization, rather than by the state or a public body
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As the evening fell, Private Dormer broke forth, speaking to himself -
thou desperate Object," cried the Dishonest Gain; "these beautiful private grounds are no place for such work as thine.
My private suspicions of his miserly character produce no discouraging effect on me.
In this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
The officers at once protested that they must have the private with them, else there would be no one for them to command.
Socialism, Communism, or whatever one chooses to call it, by converting private property into public wealth, and substituting co-operation for competition, will restore society to its proper condition of a thoroughly healthy organism, and insure the material well-being of each member of the community.
Well then - speaking privately if you like - how long have you been in private touch with this Embassy spy?
One of them is prettier than the other; but this hatter (the one that takes the private lessons) is really une file prodigieuse.
For private opinion is more free; but opinion before others, is more reverent.
I was implicitly trusted by both of them; I saw them in their most private moments.
You are to know," said he, "that several committees of council have been lately called, in the most private manner, on your account; and it is but two days since his majesty came to a full resolution.
We are a handful of private citizens of America, traveling simply for recreation,--and unostentatiously, as becomes our unofficial state--and therefore, we have no excuse to tender for presenting ourselves before your Majesty--"