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private / privado
 
private   [ˈpraɪvɪt]
A. -adjective
1. (=not public)   [conversation, visit, land, matter]   privado   [letter, reason, opinion]   personal   [language]   secreto   [thoughts, grief, fantasy]   íntimo
·it was a private wedding
·the wedding was private
·la boda se celebró en la intimidad
·private
(on door)   privado   (on envelope)   confidencial
·private and confidential
·confidencial
·private fishing
coto (m) de pesca
·private parking
aparcamiento or Latin America estacionamiento
a. it'noun a silly private [joke] of ours =   es un chiste tonto que nounólo nosotras entendemos
b. to [keep] something private
[+beliefs]   no hablar de algo
[+opinions, views, doubts]   guardarse algo,   reservarse algo
·I have always kept my political beliefs private
·nunca he hablado de mis ideas políticas
·he was diagnosed with AIDS in 1994 but kept it private
·en 1994 le diagnosticaron SIDA pero lo mantuvo en secreto
·I want to keep this private
·quiero que esto quede entre nosotros
c. I've always tried to keep my private [life] private
[famous person]   siempre he intentado mantener mi vida privada alejada de la mirada del público
[ordinary person]   siempre he intentado mantener mi vida privada fuera del alcance de los demonstrativeánoun
d. to be in private [ownership] =   ser propiedad privada
e. he'noun a very private [person] =   es una persona muy reservada
2. (=own, individual)   [car, house, lesson, room]   particular   [bank account]   personal
·76 bedrooms, all with private bathrooms
·76 habitaciones, cada una con su baño particular
a. in a or one'noun private [capacity] =   a título personal
b. for your private [information] =   únicamente para su informaciónoun
c. for private [use] =   para el uso personal
3. (=independent)   [medicine, education, finance]   privado   [school]   privado,   particular   [patient, tutor, teacher]   particular
·a private hospital
·una clínica (privada),   un hospital privado or particular
·he decided to take on private pupils
·decidió dar clases particulares
·to [go] private
[patient]   ir por lo privado
[dentist, doctor]   establecerse de forma privada
[company]   dejar de cotizar en bolsa
4. (=secluded)   [place]   retirado
·is there somewhere we can be private?
·¿hay algúnoun sitio donde podamos hablar en privado?
B. -noun
1. (military)   soldado masculine and feminine raso
·Private Jones
·el soldado Jones
·Private Jones!
·¡Jones!
2. [in] private: could I talk to you in private? =   ¿te puedo hablar en privado?
·I have been told in private that ...
·me han dicho confidencialmente or en confianza que ...
·the committee sat in private
·la comisiónoun se reunió a puerta(noun) cerrada(noun) or en privado
·the wedding was held in private
·la boda se celebró en la intimidad
·what people do in private is up to them
·lo que cada uno haga en su vida privada es asunto suyo
3. privates
*
euphemism, humorous   partes feminine plural pudendas
C. -compound
·private citizen   -noun   (law, legal)   particular masculine and feminine
·private company   -noun   empresa (f) privada,   compañía (f) privada
·private detective   -noun   detective $ privado (m) / detective $ privadmasculine and feminine (f)
·private enterprise   -noun
(=industry)   el sector privado
(=initiative)   la iniciativa privada
·new employment laws which will hamper private enterprise
nuevas leyes feminine plural laborales que van a dificultar el crecimiento del sector privado
·private enterprise economy   -noun   economía (f) capitalista,   economía (f) de mercado
·private eye   -noun
(United States)   *   detective $ privado (m) / detective $ privada (f
·private finance initiative   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   plan de incentivos y potenciaciónoun de la iniciativa privada en el sector público
·private health care   -noun   servicio (m) masculineédico privado
·private health insurance   -noun   seguro (m) masculineédico privado
·private hearing   -noun   (law, legal)   vista (f) a puertas cerradas
·private hotel   -noun   hotel (m) privado
·private income   -noun   rentas feminine plural
·private individual   -noun   (law, legal)   particular masculine and feminine
·private investigator   -noun   investigadora masculine/feminine privadoa
·private law   -noun   derecho (m) privado
·private life   -noun   vida (f) privada
·[in] private life
·en su vida privada
·private limited company   -noun   sociedad (f) limitada
·private line   -noun   (telecommunications)   línea (f) particular
·private means   -noun plural   rentas feminine plural
·a man [of] private means
·un hombre que vive de sus rentas
·private member
·Private Member   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   (parliament)   diputado (m) / diputada (f)
·Private Member'noun Bill   -noun   proyecto de ley presentado por un diputado a título personal
·to [introduce] a Private Member'noun Bill
·presentar un proyecto de ley a título personal
·private parts   -noun plural   euphemism, humorous   partes feminine plural pudendas
·private patient   -noun   paciente $ privado (m) / paciente $ privadmasculine and feminine (f)
·private pension   -noun   pensiónoun (f) personal
·private pension plan   -noun   plan (m) de pensiones personal
·private pension scheme   -noun   private pension plan
·private practice   -noun   (medicine)   consulta (f) privada
·to be [in] private practice
(medicine)   ejercer la medicina de forma privada
·he decided to set up in private practice
·decidió establecerse como masculineédico privado
·private property   -noun   propiedad (f) privada
·private property rights   -noun plural   derechos masculine plural de propiedad
·private prosecution   -noun   (law, legal)   demanda (f) civil
·to [bring] a private prosecution against somebody
·presentar una demanda civil contra somebody, someone
·private school   -noun   escuela (f) privada,   escuela (f) particular
·private secretary   -noun   secretario (m) / secretaria (f)
·the private sector   -noun   el sector privado
·private soldier   -noun   soldado masculine and feminine raso
·private view
·private viewing   -noun   visita (f) privada (a una exposiciónoun)
 
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