in camera

adverb
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of in camera

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber


Law Dictionary

in camera

adverb or adjective 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

Origin and Etymology of in camera

New Latin, literally, in a chamber


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