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English definition of “confidential”

confidential

adjective     /ˌkɒn.fɪˈden.ʃəl/ US  /ˌkɑːn-/
C1 secret , often in a formal , business , or military situation : All information will be treated as strictly confidential.Secrecy and privacy confidentially     /-i/ adverb Can I speak to you confidentially? All information supplied will be treated confidentially.Secrecy and privacy
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