English - Vietnamese Dictionary
privacy /privacy/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- 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
privacies'praɪvəsɪ /'prɪv-Thesaurus Dictionary
+the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
+the condition of being concealed or hidden
Advanced English 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.
+ noun [U]Collocation Dictionary
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.
complete, total | individual, personal
VERB + PRIVACY
preserve, protect, respect | disturb, intrude on, invade, violate
I hope I'm not intruding on your privacy.
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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