Pronunciation: (prī'vu-sē; Brit. also priv'u-sē), [key]
1. the state of being private; retirement or seclusion.
2. the state of being free from intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs: the right to privacy.
4. Archaic.a private place.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.