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privacy in English:

1. the state of being free from public attention



2. private


This time I stayed for the first time in a private villa, and it was really quite something.
a private citizen
It has been demonstrated in various researches that the private sector has little influence over policy making.
If you're unhappy with your private life, I suggest you register on Facebook. It's the best way to get rid of it.
Her standards for men are impossibly high, thanks to a girlhood rich in Disney, Cosmopolitan, and private school.
The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do.
After weighing all these considerations, the promoters will present their scheme in the form of a private bill; however, they might find themselves forced to alter the route in order to meet criticisms in Parliament.
How many women do you know that are managers with high levels of responsibility in Italian companies, public or private?
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
An essential condition for a helpful interview is a quiet room in which doctor and parents can sit comfortably and in private without being interrupted.
In the case of commercial airplanes, private companies compete to sell their product.
Would it be possible for people to give up their private cars and use only public transport?
In private, Kobayashi-san told me he liked his women "adventurous." What he calls an adventure I hope to never know.
Geoffrey, a highly advantaged student at a private college, bought a motorcycle and vanished with it.

3. private life


To gossip is to talk about other people, especially their private life.

4. when you are alone and people cannot see or hear what you are doing