What does confidential mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidential(adj)

    entrusted with private information and the confidence of another

    "a confidential secretary"

  2. confidential, secret(adj)

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret

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

  3. confidential(adj)

    denoting confidence or intimacy

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

  4. confidential(adj)

    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. confidential(Adjective)

    (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. Origin: From confidentia .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confidential(adj)

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

  2. Confidential(adj)

    communicated in confidence; secret

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

Freebase

  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

    Accessible with authorization for private data or information.

    Confidential information or data is never to be discussed in public.

    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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How to say confidential in sign language?

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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. The APA:

    If mental health concerns are raised, the standard of care would result in the examining physician seeking consultation from an experienced psychiatrist who would approach the consultation with objectivity and within the physician-patient confidential relationship.

  2. White House:

    The idea that the counsel to the President has to turn over protected documents and confidential information is ludicrous, and to imply he can't represent the President of the United States in an impeachment proceeding is completely absurd.

  3. Olli Heinonen:

    This is a very unusual IAEA verification approach, which has no reason to be confidential unless a very special reason - proprietary, economic or security - calls for it.

  4. Homeland Security Undersecretary Suzanne Spaulding:

    We look forward to discussing the commitments we made with regards to not engaging in IP theft of trade secrets and confidential business information, a key element of the agreement is information sharing and establishing mechanisms.

  5. The COC:

    Mr. Aubut has requested, and the Canadian Olympic Committee has agreed that he step away from his duties as Canadian Olympic Committee President and Canadian Olympic Foundation Chairman for the duration of the investigation, he has indicated that he will cooperate fully with the investigation, which, by its nature is confidential, out of respect for the parties.

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