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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that is not made public or displayed. Participation in the knowledge of something private or secret, esp. as implying concurrence or consent.

Usage examples (38)
  • Mere privity to a crime may involve legal penalties.
  • So-called privity laws prohibiting similar suits against attorneys are in effect in
  • The first important idea was the notion of privity, which meant that you only could sue someone who directly affected you.
  • This privity argument does capture something of the problem. for more
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