noun, plural priv·i·ties.
Origin of privity
Examples from the Web for privity
Historical Examples of privity
The technical expression for the rule was that they were annexed to the estate in privity.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Even then, these opportunities were secured by my artifice, without her privity.Confession
W. Gilmore Simms
"Si," replied the stranger in Italian, with an air of privity.The Works of Honor de Balzac
Honor de Balzac
Their Bond, if at all signed, must be signed without his privity.The French Revolution
This he likewise did with the privity and approbation of the American government.Astoria
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for privity
early 13c., from Old French privité, priveté "privacy; a secret, private matter" (c.1200), from prive "private," from Latin privus (see private (adj.)).