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 for in camera
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Camera \Cam"e*ra\, n.; pl. E. Cameras, L. Camerae. [L.
     vault, arch, LL., chamber. See Chamber.]
     A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The
     camera obscura when used in photography. See Camera, and
     Camera obscura.
     [1913 Webster]
     Bellows camera. See under Bellows.
     In camera (Law), in a judge's chamber, that is, privately;
        as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open
        court in camera.
     Panoramic camera, or Pantascopic camera, a photographic
        camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so
        as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to
        the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical
        slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes. --Abney.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  in camera
      adv 1: kept private or confined to those intimately concerned;
             "it was discussed privately between the two men";
             "privately, she thought differently"; "some member of his
             own party hoped privately for his defeat"; "he was
             questioned in private" [syn: privately, in private,
             in camera] [ant: in public, publically, publicly]

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