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in camera

adverb, Law.
camera (def 5).
Origin of in camera
1870-75; < New Latin: literally, in a chamber; see camera Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for in camera

in camera

/ɪn ˈkæmərə/
adverb, adjective
in a private or secret session; not in public
(law, formerly)
  1. in the privacy of a judge's chambers
  2. in a court not open to the public Official name in chambers
Word Origin
Latin: in the chamber
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