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pri·va·cy

 (prī′və-sē)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others: I need some privacy to change into my bathing suit.
2. The state of being free from public attention or unsanctioned intrusion: a person's right to privacy.

privacy

(ˈpraɪvəsɪ; ˈprɪvəsɪ)
n
1. the condition of being private or withdrawn; seclusion
2. the condition of being secret; secrecy
3. (Philosophy) philosophy the condition of being necessarily restricted to a single person

pri•va•cy

(ˈpraɪ və si; Brit. also ˈprɪv ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being private; retirement or seclusion.
2. freedom from the intrusion of others in one's private life or affairs: the right to privacy.
3. secrecy.
4. Archaic. a private place.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.privacy - the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of othersprivacy - the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
reclusiveness - a disposition to prefer seclusion or isolation
2.privacy - the condition of being concealed or hiddenprivacy - the condition of being concealed or hidden
isolation - a state of separation between persons or groups
covertness, hiddenness - the state of being covert and hidden
bosom - the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret"
confidentiality - the state of being secret; "you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"
hiding - the state of being hidden; "he went into hiding"

privacy

noun seclusion, isolation, solitude, retirement, retreat, separateness, sequestration, privateness You can try them on in the privacy of your own home.
Proverbs
"One does not wash one's dirty linen in public"
Translations
خُصوصِيَّهخلوةسِرِيَّة
soukromí
uforstyrrethed
yksityisyys
privatnost
magánélet
næîi; einkalíf
プライバシー
사생활
zasebnost
avskildhet
ความเป็นส่วนตัว
sự riêng tư

privacy

[ˈprɪvəsɪ]
A. Nintimidad f
they respected each other's privacycada uno respetaba la intimidad del otro
there is no privacyno se tiene intimidad
in privacyen la intimidad
in the privacy of one's own homeen la intimidad del hogar
to invade sb's privacyinvadir la intimidad or privacidad de algn
lack of privacyfalta f de intimidad
B. CPD Privacy Act NLey f del Derecho a la Intimidad
privacy law Nley f del derecho a la intimidad

privacy

[ˈprɪvəsi ˈpraɪvəsi] n
(= freedom from interference) → intimité f
in the privacy of one's own home → dans l'intimité de son foyer
(= private life) → vie f privée
to invade sb's privacy → porter atteinte à la vie privée de qn
an invasion of privacy → une atteinte à la vie privée

privacy

nPrivatleben nt; there is no privacy in these flatsin diesen Wohnungen kann man kein Privatleben führen; in an open-plan office one has no privacyin einem Großraumbüro hat man keinen privaten Bereich; in the privacy of one’s own homeim eigenen Heim; in the strictest privacy (meeting, preparations) → unter strengster Geheimhaltung

privacy

[ˈprɪvəsɪ] nprivacy f
his desire for privacy → il suo desiderio di stare da solo (actor, popstar) → il suo desiderio di privacy
in the privacy of one's own home → nell'intimità della propria casa
in the strictest privacy → nella massima segretezza

private

(ˈpraivət) adjective
1. of, for, or belonging to, one person or group, not to the general public. The headmaster lives in a private apartment in the school; in my private (=personal) opinion; This information is to be kept strictly private; You shouldn't listen to private conversations.
2. having no public or official position or rank. It is your duty as a private citizen to report this matter to the police.
noun
in the army, an ordinary soldier, not an officer.
privacy (ˈprivəsi) , ((American) ˈprai-) noun
the state of being away from other people's sight or interest. in the privacy of your own home.
ˈprivately adverb
private enterprise
the management and financing of industry etc by individual persons or companies and not by the state.
private means
money that does not come from one's work but from investment, inheritance etc.
in private
with no-one else listening or watching; not in public. May I speak to you in private?

privacy

سِرِيَّة soukromí uforstyrrethed Ungestörtheit ιδιωτικό απόρρητο intimidad yksityisyys confidentialité privatnost privacy プライバシー 사생활 privacy privatliv prywatność privacidade уединение avskildhet ความเป็นส่วนตัว özel yaşam sự riêng tư 私密

pri·va·cy

n. vida privada; aislamiento, reclusión.

privacy

n intimidad f, privacidad f; the right to privacy..el derecho a la intimidad or privacidad
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