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Overview of noun privateer

The noun privateer has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. privateer, privateersman

(an officer or crew member of a privateer)

2. privateer

(a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation)

Overview of adj private

The adj private has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (44) private

(confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life")

2. private

(concerning things deeply private and personal; "private correspondence"; "private family matters")

3. individual, private

(concerning one person exclusively; "we all have individual cars"; "each room has a private bath")

4. secret, private

(not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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