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Meaning of PRIVACY

Pronunciation:  'prIvusee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
  2. [n]  the condition of being concealed or hidden

PRIVACY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: concealment, privateness, privateness, seclusion, secrecy
 See Also: bosom, confidentiality, isolation, isolation, reclusiveness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pri"va*cy\, n.; pl. {Privacies}. [See {Private}.]
1. The state of being in retirement from the company or
   observation of others; seclusion.

2. A place of seclusion from company or observation; retreat;
   solitude; retirement.

         Her sacred privacies all open lie.    --Rowe.

3. Concealment of what is said or done. --Shak.

4. A private matter; a secret. --Fuller.

5. See {Privity}, 2. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot.

Computing Dictionary

Where only the intended recipients can read a message.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you have no privacy, suggests that you are feeling exposed and unprotected. What are you trying to hide? Alternatively, it indicates that you are repressing your emotions and not allowing them to be fully expressed. You are worried that others will see the real you and criticize you.
 Definition: In genetics, the right of people to restrict access to their genetic information.