Privity

Definition of Privity

Priv´i`ty   Pronunciation: ~tĭz
n.1.
1.Privacy; secrecy; confidence.
I will unto you, in privity, discover . . . my purpose.
- Spenser.
2.Private knowledge; joint knowledge with another of a private concern; cognizance implying consent or concurrence.
All the doors were laid open for his departure, not without the privity of the Prince of Orange.
- Swift.
3.A private matter or business; a secret.
4.The genitals; the privates.
5.(Law) A connection, or bond of union, between parties, as to some particular transaction; mutual or successive relationship to the same rights of property.
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