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Definitions for confidential
ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəlcon·fi·den·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidentialadjective

    entrusted with private information and the confidence of another

    "a confidential secretary"

  2. confidential, secretadjective

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret

    "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"

  3. confidentialadjective

    denoting confidence or intimacy

    "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"

  4. confidentialadjective

    the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified

Wiktionary

  1. confidentialadjective

    (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.

  2. Etymology: From confidentia.

Wikipedia

  1. confidential

    Confidentiality involves a set of rules or a promise usually executed through confidentiality agreements that limits the access or places restrictions on certain types of information.

ChatGPT

  1. confidential

    Confidential refers to information, communication, or documents that are intended to be kept secret or private, and not disclosed or made accessible to unauthorized individuals, groups, or the public. It often pertains to sensitive or proprietary material whose unauthorized dissemination could potentially result in harm, loss, or violation of privacy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confidentialadjective

    enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk

  2. Confidentialadjective

    communicated in confidence; secret

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. confidentiel.]

Wikidata

  1. Confidential

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. confidential

    Private personal data or information

    Confidential information or data relating to a person is private and respected.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confidential' in Adjectives Frequency: #961

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidential in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of confidential in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Frank:

    I am working with dozens of election officials across the country. I keep their identities confidential unless they wish to go public.

  2. Ronald Daigle:

    It was the lowest classification, it was confidential, the lowest you can get, i think the president is looking at this case real closely.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We have agreed that neither the U.S. or the Chinese government will conduct or knowingly support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, including trade secrets or other confidential business information for commercial advantage. In addition, we'll work together and with other nations to promote international rules of the road for appropriate conduct in cyberspace.

  4. Alex Williams:

    It's an industry defined by discretion and sensitivity to the capital markets, there's more and more regulation and compliance, and there's more and more data. We now look at our business as managing our client's confidential complex data. And that's not going to go away.

  5. Linda Cardellini:

    Yeah, if it’s a great story definitely. Kids love it. I hear some 3 or 4 year old kids who can’t speak in complete sentences and they love to talk about Scooby-Doo. It’s fun. It’s really a great character. There’s not a lot of broad, young and smart, crazy, zany characters that you get to play like this. (Cinema Confidential; March 23, 2004)

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