What does confidentiality mean?

Definitions for confidentiality

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidentiality(noun)

    the state of being secret

    "you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"

  2. confidentiality(noun)

    discretion in keeping secret information


  1. confidentiality(n.)

    the state or attribute of being secret; privacy; as, you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications.


  1. confidentiality(Noun)

    The property of being confidential.

  2. confidentiality(Noun)

    Something told in confidence; a secret.


  1. Confidentiality

    Confidentiality is a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Confidentiality

    The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidentiality in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidentiality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adam Barrist:

    This case was resolved to my client's satisfaction, but we're under a strict confidentiality agreement.

  2. Cooper Quintin:

    I think that this could erode ... confidentiality when dealing with medical data and medical information.

  3. Hickory Tavern:

    We value the privacy of our patrons, and posting of credit card receipts violates our confidentiality policy.

  4. Pete Roskam:

    The IRS is ill-equipped to deal with sensitive data, and there's a great deal of vulnerability, confidentiality breached chills First Amendment rights.

  5. Brian Koppelman:

    He has an incredible, not just contact base, but perspective and point of view, i can’t give the specifics of people he connected us with because we promised confidentiality.

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