private person

Definitions of "private person"
  1. An individual who neither belongs to the public eye nor serves in the military
  2. A legal entity which is subject to the laws intended for individuals rather than public bodies
How to use "private person" in a sentence
  1. A private person has the right to refuse to speak to the media at any time.
  2. While public officials must follow certain restrictions, a private person does not have those obligations.
  3. The rules of a private person may differ from those of a public entity or authority.

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