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Translation of "private" - English-Spanish dictionary

private

adjective   /ˈpraɪ·vət/
B1 only for one person or group and not for everyone privado, particular You can’t park here – this is private property.
controlled by or paid for by a person or company and not by the government privado Charles went to a private school.
B1 If information or an emotion is private, you do not want other people to know about it. privado This is a private matter – it doesn’t concern you.
in private
If you do something in private, you do it where other people cannot see or hear you. en privado I need to talk to you in private.
noun   /ˈpraɪ·vɪt/
a soldier of the lowest rank in the army soldado raso
(Definition of private from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

private

adjective /ˈpraivət/
of, for, or belonging to, one person or group, not to the general public privado 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 particular 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 Privatizar If prisons are privatized, the ability for effective regulatory oversight diminishes.
privatization noun ( (also privatisationBritish))
Privatización
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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