Definitions for confidentialˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•fi•den•tial*ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl(adj.)
spoken, written, or acted on in strict confidence; secret; private.
indicating confidence or intimacy; imparting private matters:
a confidential tone of voice.
entrusted with secrets or private affairs:
a confidential secretary.
designating the category of security classification below secret, or a document so designated.
* Syn: See familiar.
Origin of confidential:
entrusted with private information and the confidence of another
"a confidential secretary"
(of information) given in confidence or in secret
"this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"
denoting confidence or intimacy
"a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"
the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
confidential(adjective)ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl
(of information) kept private or secret
confidential information; an envelope marked "strictly confidential"
confidentialˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl
(of voice) indicating that what you are saying is secret
speaking in confidential tones; We weren't able to speak confidentially.
(meant to be) kept secret within a certain circle of persons; not intended to be known publicly
The newspaper claims a leaked confidential report by the government admits to problems with corrupt MPs.
Origin: From confidentia .
enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk
communicated in confidence; secret
Confidential is the debut solo album by rapper M-1. It was Released on March 21, 2006. The album is a DualDisc, with a DVD side featuring a twenty minute documentary on the making of Confidential and the entire album in stereo sound. Confidential features guest appearances from M-1's dead prez partner Stic.man, Q-Tip, Cassandra Wilson, Styles P, Ghostface Killah, and K'naan. The album features the single "'Til We Get There", which was voted into rotation on New York's Hot 97. The single's music video was shown on BET's 106 & Park as well as a number of other stations.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'confidential' in Adjectives Frequency: #961
Translations for confidential
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
secret; not to be told to others
- vertroulik; geheim; konfidensieelAfrikaans
- سِرّي، خُصوصيArabic
- confidencialPortuguese (BR)
- tajný, důvěrnýCzech
- povjerljiv, tajniCroatian
- titkos, bizalmasHungarian
- leynilegur; trúnaðar-Icelandic
- konfidencialus, slaptasLithuanian
- konfidenciāls; slepensLatvian
- fortrolig, konfidensiellNorwegian
- i förtroende given (sagd, meddelad), konfidentiellSwedish
- 機密的Chinese (Trad.)
- конфіденційний; секретнийUkrainian
- راز، خفيہUrdu
- tuyệt mậtVietnamese
- 机密的Chinese (Simp.)
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