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privacy n

: freedom from unauthorized intrusion
: state of being let alone and able to keep certain esp. personal matters to oneself see also expectation of privacy , invasion of privacy privacy interest at interest , right of privacy Griswold v. Connecticut and Roe v. Wade in the Important Cases section

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.