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in camera

adverb

Definition of in camera

  1. :  in private :  secretly



Examples of in camera in a sentence

  1. <the board of trustees met in camera to decide the fate of the embattled university president>



Origin and Etymology of in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber


First Known Use: 1872


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in camera

adverb or adjective in cam·e·ra \ˌin-ˈkam-rə, -ˈka-mə-\

Legal Definition of in camera

  1. :  in private; especially :  in a judge's chambers <the judge reviewed the sensitive material in camera> <an in camera proceeding> — compare open court



Origin and Etymology of in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber


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