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Private vs. Secluded

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  • Private (adjective)

    Belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group.

    "Her address is private; you can't have it."

    "private papers"

  • Private (adjective)

    Not accessible by the public.

    "private property"

  • Private (adjective)

    Not in governmental office or employment.

    "He quit public life, living quietly as a private citizen."

  • Private (adjective)

    Not publicly known; not open; secret.

    "The identity of the beneficiaries of the trust is private."

  • Private (adjective)

    Protected from view or disturbance by others; secluded.

    "Can we go somewhere more private?"

  • Private (adjective)

    Not traded by the public.

    "private corporation"

  • Private (adjective)

    Secretive; reserved.

    "He is a very private person."

  • Private (adjective)

    Not shared with another patient.

  • Private (noun)

    A soldier of the lowest rank in the army.

  • Private (noun)

    The genitals.

  • Private (noun)

    A secret message; a personal unofficial communication.

  • Private (noun)

    Personal interest; particular business.

  • Private (noun)

    Privacy; retirement.

  • Private (noun)

    One not invested with a public office.

  • Private (noun)

    A private lesson.

    "If you want to learn ballet, consider taking privates."

  • Secluded (adjective)

    Hidden, isolated, remote.

  • Secluded (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of seclude

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  • Private (noun)

    an enlisted man of the lowest rank;

    "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"

  • Private (adjective)

    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"

  • Private (adjective)

    concerning things deeply private and personal;

    "private correspondence"

    "private family matters"

  • Private (adjective)

    concerning one person exclusively;

    "we all have individual cars"

    "each room has a private bath"

  • Private (adjective)

    not expressed;

    "secret (or private) thoughts"

  • Secluded (adjective)

    hidden from general view or use;

    "a privy place to rest and think"

    "a secluded romantic spot"

    "a secret garden"

  • Secluded (adjective)

    providing privacy or seclusion;

    "the cloistered academic world of books"

    "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"

    "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"

    "a secluded romantic spot"

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