privacy

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privacy (countable and uncountable, plural privacies)

  1. The state of being private; the state of not being seen by others.
    I need my privacy, so please stay out of my room.
    • 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterII:
      Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, []. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pri‧va‧cy

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English privacy.

Noun[edit]

privacy f (uncountable)

  1. privacy

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English privacy.

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privacy f (invariable)

  1. privacy (especially online)