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English definition of “privacy”

privacy

noun [U] uk   /ˈprɪv.ə.si/ us    /ˈpraɪ.və-/
B2 someone's right to keep their personal matters and relationships secret: The new law is designed to protect people's privacy.Secrecy and privacy the state of being alone: I hate sharing a bedroom - I never get any privacy.AloneSeparateness and isolation in spaceSeparateness and isolation in spaceAloneSecrecy and privacy
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