Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
privacy /privacy/
  • danh từ
    • sự riêng tư
    • sự xa lánh, sự cách biệt
      • to live in privacy: sống cách biệt, sống xa lánh bên ngoài
    • sự bí mật, sự kín đáo
      • to secure privacy: đảm bảo bí mật
Concise Dictionary
privacies'praɪvəsɪ /'prɪv-
+the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
+the condition of being concealed or hidden

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 seclusion, retirement, solitude, isolation, retreat, sequestration, reclusiveness, reclusion, solitariness; monasticism:
Coleman very much enjoys the privacy of living alone.
2 secrecy, secretiveness, clandestineness, confidentiality, surreptitiousness, covertness, concealment:
Many feel that the questions on census forms invade their privacy.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 the state of being alone and not watched or disturbed by other people: She was longing for some peace and privacy. + I value my privacy. + He read the letter later in the privacy of his own room.
2 the state of being free from the attention of the public: freedom of speech and the right to privacy + She complained that the photographs were an invasion of her privacy.
Collocation Dictionary


complete, total | individual, personal


preserve, protect, respect | disturb, intrude on, invade, violate
I hope I'm not intruding on your privacy.


in ~
I want to be left in privacy.
| in the ~ of
She longed to be in the privacy of her own room.
| ~ from
privacy from prying eyes


an intrusion/invasion of privacy
These phone calls are a gross invasion of privacy.
| an intrusion on (sb's) privacy

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