private translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "private" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /ˈpraivət/
of, for, or belonging to, one person or group, not to the general public
The headmaster lives in a private apartment in the school in my private (=personal) opinion This information is to be kept strictly private You shouldn’t listen to private conversations.
having no public or official position or rank It is your duty as a private citizen to report this matter to the police. privacy /ˈprivəsi, (American) ˈprai-/ noun the state of being away from other people’s sight or interest
intimidad, privacidad
in the privacy of your own home.
privately adverb
privadamente, en privado
He admitted privately that didn’t really like her.
privatize verb ( (also privatiseBritish)) to sell a business or an industry which was owned or controlled by the government
If prisons are privatized, the ability for effective regulatory oversight diminishes.
privatization noun ( (also privatisationBritish))
private enterprise noun the management and financing of industry etc by individual persons or companies and not by the state.
empresa privada
private means noun plural money that does not come from one’s work but from investment, inheritance etc.
renta de fuente particular
private school noun a school that is not given money by the government, and where education is paid for by the students’ parents.
Colegió Privado
He went to private school.
in private with no-one else listening or watching; not in public
en privado
May I speak to you in private?
(Definition of private from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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