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privately

adverb

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in a manner intended to prevent knowledge or awareness by others
  • she confided to me privately that she was considering divorce

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“Privately.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/privately. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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