Translation of "private" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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privateadjective

uk /ˈpraɪ.vət/ us /ˈpraɪ.vət/

private adjective (PERSONAL)

B1 only for one person or group and not for everyone

私人(用)的;私有的
She has a small office that is used for private discussions. 她有一間小辦公室,做密談之用。
I caught him looking through my private papers. 我撞見他在翻閱我的私人文件。
The sign on the gate said "Private Property - No Trespassing!" 大門的標牌上寫著「私宅——閒人莫入」。

Private activities involve personal matters or relationships and are not related to your work.

私人的
Apparently in interviews he refuses to talk about his private life. 很明顯,他在採訪中不願談論自己的私生活。

B1 Private thoughts and opinions are secret and not discussed with other people.

不公開的,秘密的
Although I support the project in public, my private opinion is that it will fail. 雖然我當眾支持這項計劃,但我私底下認為它不會成功。
This is a private matter. 這是私事。

A private place is quiet and has no other people to see or hear you.

(場所)清靜的,不受侵擾的
Is there somewhere private where we can talk? 有沒有一個安靜的地方好讓我們談一談?

A private person does not like to talk about their personal feelings and thoughts.

不願吐露心思的;不愛交流思想的;內向的
She's a very private person. 她是一個很內向的人。
in private

B2 If you talk to someone or do something in private, you do it without other people being present.

非公開的,私下的
Jamie wants to speak to me in private. 傑米想和我私下談談。
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private adjective (NOT OFFICIAL)

B2 controlled or paid for by a person or company and not by the government

私立的;私營的;民間的
private education/healthcare 私立教育/醫療保健
a private doctor/dentist 私人醫生/牙醫
Banks should be supporting small private businesses. 銀行應該支持小型私人企業。

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privatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpraɪ.vət/ us /ˈpraɪ.vət/

also Private a soldier of the lowest rank in an army

二等兵,列兵
Private Murray/Sam Murray

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