Private: adj. (word from the Latin privatus).
The adjective “private” has several meanings:
1. Where the public does not have access, is not admitted.
Private road. Path, private passage.
Private swimming pool.
Private apartments of a sovereign.
Private property, entry prohibited.
Private club. Private session.
Private Communion, attended only by intimates (as opposed to solemn).
Who stands, unfolds apart. Private interviews. Private hearing.
Adverbial phrase: in private: alone. ...
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