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We found 39 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word private:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. private: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. private, private: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. private: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. private: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. private: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. private, private: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Private, private: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. private: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Private, private: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. private: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. private: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. private: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. private: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. private (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. private: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. private: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Private (United States), Private (Web series), Private (band), Private (disambiguation), Private (film), Private (magazine), Private (novel), Private (novel series), Private (rank), Private (rocket), Private (web series), Private: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Private: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. private: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. private: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. private: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. private: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. private: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. private: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. private: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. private: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. private: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. private: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Private: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. private: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. private: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. PRIVATE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  5. Private (disambiguation), private: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Private (Java), Private (disambiguation), private: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. private: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Private (disambiguation), private: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. private: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (private)

noun:  an enlisted man of the lowest rank ("Our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value")
adjective:  concerning things deeply private and personal ("Private correspondence")
adjective:  confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy ("A private place")
adjective:  concerning one person exclusively ("Each room has a private bath")
adjective:  not expressed ("Secret (or private) thoughts")

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