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Synonyms for privy

lavatory

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informed of

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belonging or confined to a particular person or group as opposed to the public or the government

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a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate

hidden from general view or use

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(followed by 'to') informed about something secret or not generally known

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As the minister in charge of sports I'm not privy to such information.
A spokeswoman said the privy was not built for servants, but only for the family and their guests.
This study analyzes the Irish resistance to the appeal to the Privy Council, within the context of the British empire in the early 20th century.
Development Of Bustee Privy At Different Places In Ward No.
SNP leaders have branded a Tory claim the party were offered a seat on the Queen's Privy Council in exchange for letting Sunday trading go ahead in England as "absolute nonsense".
DEAR Editor, The vexed question of to kneel or not to kneel in the presence at the Privy Council.
JEREMY Corbyn will not be able to dodge grovelling to the Queen when he joins the Privy Council, a constitutionalist has revealed.
JEREMY Corbyn has turned down an opportunity to be sworn in to the Privy Council amid continued uncertainty over whether he will declare allegiance to the Queen in person.
JEREMY Corbyn will be joining the Privy Council, a spokesman for the new Labour leader confirmed.
LABOUR has denied leader Jeremy Corbyn snubbed the Queen by skipping a Privy Council meeting yesterday.
When Churchill was PM in the 1950s he was on the toilet one day when an official told him that the Lord Privy Seal (RA Butler) had come to see him.
CARDIFF Central MP Jenny Willott has announced she is "delighted" to have been appointed to the Queen's Privy Council.
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council is a formal body of advisers to the Queen.
We are really pleased to announce that the Privy Council have granted the IED powers to develop a Chartership for Product Designers.
The Wirral West MP has been given a position on the Privy Council - a prestigious advisory board for the Queen on matters of state.