Translation of "private" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpraɪ·vət/ us /ˈprɑɪ·vɪt/

B1 only for one person or group and not for everyone

You can’t park here – this is private property. Non si può parcheggiare qui – è proprietà privata.

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

Charles went to a private school. Charles ha frequentato una scuola privata.

B1 If information or an emotion is private, you do not want other people to know about it.

This is a private matter – it doesn’t concern you. Questo è un affare privato – non ti riguarda.
in private

If you do something in private, you do it where other people cannot see or hear you.

in privato
I need to talk to you in private. Ho bisogno di parlarti in privato.
noun uk /ˈpraɪ·vɪt/ us /ˈprɑɪ·vɪt/

a soldier of the lowest rank in the army

soldato semplice

(Translation of “private” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)