Privacy

  • 1 privacy — pri·va·cy n: freedom from unauthorized intrusion: state of being let alone and able to keep certain esp. personal matters to oneself see also expectation of privacy, invasion of privacy; privacy interest at interest 3b, right of privacy; …

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  • 2 privacy — UK US /ˈprɪvəsi/ US  /ˈpraɪvəsi/ noun [U] ► the right that someone has to keep their personal life or personal information secret or known only to a small group of people: »Among the three industries studied, concerns about privacy and security… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 privacy — [prī′və sē; ] Brit [ priv′əsē] n. pl. privacies [ME privace: see PRIVATE & CY] 1. the quality or condition of being private; withdrawal from company or public view; seclusion 2. secrecy [told in strict privacy] 3. one s private life or personal… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Privacy — steht für: englisch für Privatsphäre oder Privatheit ein Brettspiel, siehe Privacy (Spiel) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 Privacy — Pri va*cy, n.; pl. {Privacies}. [See {Private}.] 1. The state of being in retirement from the company or observation of others; seclusion. [1913 Webster] 2. A place of seclusion from company or observation; retreat; solitude; retirement. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Privacy — est le second album de la chanteuse Ophélie Winter paru en 1998. Cinq chansons ont été commercialisées sous la forme de singles. Liste des titres Dans mon intimité Je t abandonne This is how i m gonna make U mine Elle pleure Je cours Je marche a… …

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  • 7 privacy — / privəsi/, angloamer. / praivəsi/, it. / praivasi/ s. ingl. [der. di priva(te ) privato ], usato in ital. al femm. [vita personale di un individuo, in quanto costituisce un diritto e va perciò rispettata e tutelata: difendere la propria p. ]… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 8 privacy — mid 15c.; see PRIVATE (Cf. private) + CY (Cf. cy) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 privacy — /ˈpraivazi, ingl. ˈprɪvəsɪ, ˈpraɪvəsɪ/ [vc. ingl., da private «privato»] s. f. inv. privatezza, vita privata, intimità, riservatezza, privato, intimo CONTR. mondanità, vita pubblica …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 10 privacy — In BrE, the pronunciation priv ǝ si, with a short first syllable, has largely replaced priy vǝ si, although the second is still heard and is the usual one in AmE and in other parts of the English speaking world …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 privacy — [n] solitude, secrecy aloofness, clandestineness, concealment, confidentiality, isolation, one’s space, penetralia, privateness, quiet, retirement, retreat, seclusion, separateness, separation, sequestration, solitude; concepts 388,631,714 Ant.… …

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  • 12 privacy — ► NOUN ▪ a state in which one is not observed or disturbed by others …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Privacy — For other uses, see Privacy (disambiguation). Privacy (from Latin: privatus separated from the rest, deprived of something, esp. office, participation in the government , from privo to deprive ) is the ability of an individual or group to seclude …

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  • 14 privacy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, total ▪ relative ▪ I was able to say goodbye to him in relative privacy. ▪ individual, personal …

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  • 15 privacy — pri|va|cy [ praıvəsi ] noun uncount * the freedom to do things without other people watching you or knowing what you are doing: Staff members are entitled to a certain amount of privacy when making personal phone calls. personal privacy in the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 privacy */ — UK [ˈprɪvəsɪ] / UK [ˈpraɪvəsɪ] / US noun [uncountable] the freedom to do things without other people watching you or knowing what you are doing Staff are entitled to a certain amount of privacy when making personal phone calls. personal privacy… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 privacy — [[t]prɪ̱vəsi, AM pra͟ɪ [/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft poss N If you have privacy, you are in a place or situation which allows you to do things without other people seeing you or disturbing you. He greatly resented the publication of this book, which he …

    English dictionary

  • 18 privacy — 1. (mind) One of the more obvious, yet baffling, features of the mind is that I alone am privy to my experiences and thoughts. I have them, whereas you must go through some process of interpreting my utterances and actions in order to know, or… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 19 privacy — n. 1) to violate smb. s privacy 2) an invasion of one s privacy * * * [ pr(a)ɪvəsɪ] an invasion of one s privacy to violate smb. sprivacy …

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  • 20 privacy — pri·va·cy s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} la vita privata di una persona, di cui va tutelata e rispettata la riservatezza: difendere, proteggere la propria privacy; legge sulla privacy {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1951. ETIMO: der. di private… …

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