英 ['prɪvəsɪ; 'praɪ-]
CET6 TEM4 IELTS 考 研
- privacy (n.)
- 1590s, "a private matter, a secret;" c. 1600 as "seclusion," from private (adj.) + -cy. Meaning "state of freedom from intrusion" is from 1814. Earlier was privatie (late 14c. as "secret, mystery;" c. 1400 as "a secret, secret deed; solitude, privacy"), from Old French privauté.
- 1. The newspaper breached the code of conduct on privacy.
- 2. The least his hotel could do is provide a little privacy.
- 3. I do very much appreciate the quietness and privacy here.
- 4. Thatched pavilions provide shady retreats for relaxing and reading in privacy.
- 5. She has been comparatively successful in maintaining her privacy.
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