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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. the state of being alone: I hate sharing a bedroom - I never get any privacy.
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in Korean 사생활…
in Arabic خُصوصِيّة…
in Portuguese privacidade, intimidade…
in Catalan intimitat…
in Japanese プライバシー…
in Italian intimità, riserbo, privacy…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱私權, 獨處…
in Russian уединение…
in Turkish gizlilik, mahremiyet, özel hayat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐私权, 独处…
in Polish prywatność, intymność…
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