privacy noun

ADJ. complete, total | individual, personal

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

PREP. 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

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