“Private” in the news

Example collocations

private practice
private school
private schools
private sector
public and private

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Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Social Programs Can Sometimes Turn a Profit for Taxpayers  
On the other hand, some of the women stopped working, probably because they no longer needed employer-provided private health insurance, and this cost the government money.
Financial Express
· Banks sanctions about Rs 1.20 lakh crore loans to MSMEs under credit guarantee scheme  
The latest numbers on ECLGS, as released by the finance ministry, comprise disbursements by all 12 public sector banks (PSBs), 22 private sector banks and 21 non-banking financial companies (NBFCs).
· Spitfire tribute as UK says goodbye to WWII icon Vera Lynn  
A private funeral and cremation was held in the nearby coastal town of Brighton, with a military honour guard and a Royal Marines bugler.
Sports Illustrated
· Will MLB's Testing Plan Sink Its Season?  
It’s true that relying on a single private lab means that MLB isn’t taking preexisting tests that would otherwise be used for the general public.
Washington Post
· Nord Stream 2 Could Sever Transatlantic Ties  
It’s a geopolitical project disguised as a private business deal.
Liverpool Echo
· Slimmed down landlord licensing scheme proposed for Liverpool  
Landlord licensing schemes aim to ensure private rented housing is of a decent standard and provide an easier pathway for councils to punish rogue landlords.
Washington Post
· In private letter to Redskins, FedEx said it will remove signage if name isn’t changed  
The private letter is more detailed and pointed.
Seeking Alpha
· Activist Judges Increasing Risk To Oil And Gas Companies  
The first example highlights the risk to exploration and production companies who lease federal minerals to develop, or who have federal minerals offsetting their fee (private) and state mineral leases, and must deal with federal regulations when pooling those federal leases in to their drilling and spacing units.
Financial Express
· What should graduates do in tough economic situation? These sectors may have an answer  
Millennials and Gen Z, globally, have been vocal about their passion for environment and social issues, and their frustration with governments and the private sector for not doing more.
Washington Post
· The Supreme Court just revoked Trump’s get-out-of-jail-free card  
The president’s private company, the Trump Organization, reimbursed Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen after Cohen made some of these payoffs from his own personal funds.