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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 ?
On the evening in question the little scene acquired an added poignancy by reminding him--he could not have said why--of his leave-taking from Madame Olenska after their confidential talk a week or ten days earlier.
Your confidential clerk and your detective policeman are looking for a needle in a bottle of hay.
Pitcher, confidential clerk in the office of Harvey Maxwell, broker, allowed a look of mild interest and surprise to visit his usually expressionless countenance when his employer briskly entered at half past nine in company with his young lady stenographer.
Copperfield, my daughter Dora, and my daughter Dora's confidential friend
I was only alive to the condensed confidential comfortableness of sharing a pipe and a blanket with a real friend.
I asked her if she had observed, since then, signs of a confidential understanding between you two.
They were telling each other, with a confidential interchange of ideas, where they had been during the day.
He is also the bearer of a second confidential epistle for his eminence.
Most of the goods were sent on drays to the magazin, but our reputation having preceded us, we were honored with a fiacre, making the journey between the Douane and the shop on the knee of a confidential commissionaire.
At times Maggie told Pete long confidential tales of her former home life, dwelling upon the escapades of the other members of the family and the difficulties she had to combat in order to obtain a degree of comfort.
About this time there drove up to an exceedingly snug and well- appointed house in Park Lane, a travelling chariot with a lozenge on the panels, a discontented female in a green veil and crimped curls on the rumble, and a large and confidential man on the box.
From generation to generation, a chair sits familiarly in the midst of human interests, and is witness to the most secret and confidential intercourse that mortal man can hold with his fellow.

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