Translation of "privacy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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privacynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈprɪv.ə.si/ us /ˈpraɪ.və.si/

B2 someone's right to keep their personal matters and relationships secret

隐私权
The new law is designed to protect people's privacy. 新法律旨在保护人们的隐私权。

the state of being alone

独处
I hate sharing a bedroom - I never get any privacy. 我不喜欢和别人共享一间卧室——因为根本没法清静。

More examples

  • You can close this curtain to give you a little more privacy.
  • an invasion of privacy
  • Patients' names have been changed to protect their privacy.
  • I would appreciate it if you would respect my privacy.
  • Famous people often find their privacy is invaded by the press.

(Translation of “privacy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)