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con·fi·den·tial

 (kŏn′fĭ-dĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Done or communicated in confidence; secret.
2. Entrusted with the confidence of another: a confidential secretary.
3. Denoting confidence or intimacy: a confidential tone of voice.
4. Containing information, the unauthorized disclosure of which poses a threat to national security.

con′fi·den′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), con′fi·den′tial·ness n.
con′fi·den′tial·ly adv.

confidential

(ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəl)
adj
1. spoken, written, or given in confidence; secret; private
2. entrusted with another's confidence or secret affairs: a confidential secretary.
3. suggestive of or denoting intimacy: a confidential approach.
ˌconfiˌdentiˈality, ˌconfiˈdentialness n
ˌconfiˈdentially adv

con•fi•den•tial

(ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. spoken, written, or acted on in strict confidence; secret; private.
2. indicating confidence or intimacy; imparting private matters: a confidential tone of voice.
3. entrusted with secrets or private affairs: a confidential secretary.
4. designating the category of security classification below secret, or a document so designated.
[1645–55]
con`fi•den`ti•al′i•ty, con`fi•den′tial•ness, n.
con`fi•den′tial•ly, adv.
syn: See familiar.

confidential

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confidential - entrusted with private information and the confidence of another; "a confidential secretary"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
2.confidential - (of information) given in confidence or in secret; "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
3.confidential - denoting confidence or intimacy; "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"
close - close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
4.confidential - the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified
classified - official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation; "thousands of classified documents have now been declassified"

confidential

adjective
1. secret, private, intimate, classified, privy, off the record, hush-hush (informal) She accused them of leaking confidential information.
2. secretive, low, soft, hushed He adopted a confidential tone of voice.

confidential

adjective
1. Known about by very few:
Informal: hush-hush.
2. Indicating intimacy and mutual trust:
3. Of or being information available only to authorized persons:
Translations
سِرّي، خُصوصيسِرّيّمَوْثوق، مُؤتَمن
důvěrnýdůvěryhodnýtajný
fortroligbetroet
luottamuksellinen
povjerljiv
bizalmastitkos
leynilegur; trúnaîar-trúnaîar-
内密の
기밀의
zaupen
konfidentiell
เป็นความลับ
bí mật

confidential

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdenʃəl] ADJ [information, remark] → confidencial, secreto; [secretary, tone of voice] → de confianza
"confidential" (on letter etc) → "confidencial"

confidential

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəl] adj
[information, report, document] → confidentiel(le)
[secretary] → particulier/ière

confidential

adj
information, whispervertraulich; to treat something as confidentialetw vertraulich behandeln; to keep something confidentialetw für sich behalten
(= enjoying sb’s confidence) confidential secretaryPrivatsekretär(in) m(f); confidential agentSonderbeauftragte(r) mfmit geheimer Mission
(= inclined to confide)vertrauensselig

confidential

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃl] adj (letter, report, remark) → confidenziale, riservato/a; (secretary) → particolare

confide

(kənˈfaid) verb
to tell one's private thoughts to someone. He confided in his brother; He confided his fears to his brother.
confidence (ˈkonfidəns) noun
1. trust or belief in someone's ability. I have great confidence in you.
2. belief and faith in one's own ability. She shows a great deal of confidence for her age.
confident (ˈkonfidənt) adjective
having a great deal of trust (especially in oneself). She is confident that she will win; a confident boy.
confidential (konfiˈdenʃəl) adjective
1. secret; not to be told to others. confidential information.
2. trusted to keep secrets. a confidential secretary.
confidentiality (ˈkonfidenʃiˈӕləti) noun
ˌconfiˈdentially adverb
secretly; not wishing to have the information passed on to anyone else. She could not tell me what he said – he was speaking confidentially.
conˈfiding adjective
trustful.
conˈfidingly adverb
in confidence
as a secret; confidentially. He told me the story in (strictest) confidence.

confidential

سِرّيّ důvěrný fortrolig vertraulich εμπιστευτικός confidencial luottamuksellinen confidentiel povjerljiv riservato 内密の 기밀의 vertrouwelijk fortrolig poufny confidencial конфиденциальный konfidentiell เป็นความลับ gizli bí mật 机密的

confidential

a. confidencial; en secreto.

confidential

adj confidencial; What you tell me is strictly confidential..Lo que Ud. me dice es estrictamente confidencial.
References in classic literature ?
With that she marched off to bed, and there was no merry or confidential gossip that night.
They were easy and confidential with me, as if I were an old friend of the family-- and not too old.
He entreated her to bear in mind that the disclosures of the afternoon were strictly confidential.
Go, generous young man," Cora continued, lowering her eyes under the gaze of the Mohican, and perhaps, with an intuitive consciousness of her power; "go to my father, as I have said, and be the most confidential of my messengers.
The delicate compliment to their confidential relations and the slight stimulus of liquor had tremulously exalted Whiskey Dick.
Some authors, indeed, do far more than this, and indulge themselves in such confidential depths of revelation as could fittingly be addressed only and exclusively to the one heart and mind of perfect sympathy; as if the printed book, thrown at large on the wide world, were certain to find out the divided segment of the writer's own nature, and complete his circle of existence by bringing him into communion with it.
And about this harpooneer, whom I have not yet seen, you persist in telling me the most mystifying and exasperating stories, tending to beget in me an uncomfortable feeling towards the man whom you design for my bedfellow --a sort of connexion, landlord, which is an intimate and confidential one in the highest degree.
He therefore held his peace on that head, but otherwise was quite frank and confidential with him, so that the two quickly concocted a little plan for both circumventing and satirizing the Captain, without his at all dreaming of distrusting their sincerity.
There were assuredly wonderful mysteries about the developing of these things; and then, becoming confidential, Mr.
Now, they say," said Haley, assuming a candid and confidential air, "that this kind o' trade is hardening to the feelings; but I never found it so.
THE moment I got a chance I slipped aside privately and touched an ancient common looking man on the shoulder and said, in an insinuating, confidential way:
And at last they took a change and begun to lay their heads together in the wigwam and talk low and confidential two or three hours at a time.

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