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Not open to, shared by, or concerning the public; private.‘non-public venues’‘non-public information’
unofficial, personal, non-officialView synonyms
- ‘Ratings reports should state whether they rely on non-public information.’
- ‘Third-level institutions have had to turn increasingly to non-public finance for capital projects in recent years, given the slowdown in funding from the Department.’
- ‘Well into the nineteenth century, non-public buildings were kept low, and buildings proposed higher than 30m required special Metropolitan Sanction.’
- ‘Cllr Deegan said the manager had helped a good number of organizations in a non-public way.’
- ‘For those parents choosing non-public schools, the government would pay all or part of the tuition.’
- ‘Foundation staff will be paid with non-public funds.’
- ‘We have to clearly demonstrate that people have used non-public information.’
- ‘The mayor agreed that the city government would pay off its debts by selling its non-public properties.’
- ‘They badged us for access to non-public areas and allowed us to interact and talk with employees at all levels.’
- ‘Such support might be decisive in the success of non-public health targeted testing and treatment programs.’
- ‘The building knits together four disparate parts - a subtle and informative display, an art gallery, shop and non-public areas - with the landscape.’
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