in camera


Definition of in camera

: in private : secretly

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Synonyms & Antonyms for in camera


backstage, confidentially, intimately, privately, secretly


openly, publicly

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Examples of in camera in a Sentence

the board of trustees met in camera to decide the fate of the embattled university president

First Known Use of in camera

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber

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The first known use of in camera was in 1872

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in cam·​e·​ra | \ ˌin-ˈkam-rə, -ˈka-mə-\

Legal Definition of in camera

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

History and Etymology for in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber

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an enemy or opponent

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