privacy / ˈpraɪ və si; British also ˈprɪv ə si /


privacy 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural pri·va·cies for 5, 6.

  1. the state of being apart from other people or concealed from their view; solitude; seclusion: Please leave the room and give me some privacy.
  2. the state of being free from unwanted or undue intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs; freedom to be let alone: Tourists must respect the tribe’s privacy.Those who wish to smoke can do so in the privacy of their own homes.See also invasion of privacy.
  3. freedom from damaging publicity, public scrutiny, secret surveillance, or unauthorized disclosure of one’s personal data or information, as by a government, corporation, or individual: Ordinary citizens have a qualified right to privacy.There is so much information about us online that personal privacy may be a thing of the past.
  4. the state of being concealed; secrecy: Before he told us of his plans, he insisted on total privacy.
  5. Usually privacies .Archaic. a personal matter that is concealed; a secret.
  6. Archaic. a private or secluded place.

privacy 近义词

n. 名词 noun

solitude, secrecy


  1. Efforts to collect and mine health data have triggered alarms from privacy advocates in the past.
  2. With this enabler, we accelerated our digital plans several-fold while ensuring safety, privacy, and optimal outcomes.
  3. If that lawsuit is successful, no UC school could use its internal definition of privacy as a justification for defying the California Public Records Act in the future.
  4. In other words, the university argued that its own definition of privacy overrides the public’s right to know.
  5. Methods, such as device fingerprinting, are also under siege for compromising people’s privacy.
  6. Privacy advocates such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation say everyone should use it.
  7. It almost makes you wonder if Lizard Squad did this just to annoy Anonymous and the other earnest champions of privacy.
  8. Aside from reaching an international audience, leaving Oz had another benefit—no more silly intrusions into her privacy.
  9. Entries are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to privacy policies of the Sponsor.
  10. Twitter seems to be the most upstanding in terms of privacy of its customers.
  11. In a conducted tour, I soon discovered, there was little liberty, to say nothing of privacy.
  12. In the privacy of Lawrence's room, Carl told his story—a story that Lawrence listened to breathless attention.
  13. He gestured to Mandleco, who finally took the hint and escorted the visitors into the privacy of the office.
  14. After that he and Mert, as by a common thought impelled, climbed out and went over to a bushy live oak to confer in privacy.
  15. She had been right in assuming that he dared not trust himself to the tempting privacy of the letter.