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privity

[priv-i-tee]
noun, plural privities.
1.
private or secret knowledge.
2.
participation in the knowledge of something private or secret, especially as implying concurrence or consent.
3.
Law. the relation between privies.
4.
Obsolete, privacy.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English privete, privite < Old French. See privy, -ity

nonprivity, noun, plural nonprivities.
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privity (ˈprɪvɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a legally recognized relationship existing between two parties, such as that between lessor and lessee and between the parties to a contract: privity of estate; privity of contract
2.  secret knowledge that is shared
 
[C13: from Old French priveté]

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