confidentially


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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.
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Adv.1.confidentially - in a confidential manner; "spoke to him intimately and confidentially"

confidentially

adverb in secret, privately, personally, behind closed doors, in confidence, in camera, between ourselves, sub rosa Confidentially, I am not sure they knew what was happening.
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confidentially

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdənʃəlɪ] ADVconfidencialmente, en confianza

confidentially

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəli] adv
(= secretly) → confidentiellement
to be treated confidentially [information] → rester confidentiel(le)
(= quietly) [say, speak] → sur un ton confidentiel

confidentially

confidentially

[ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəlɪ] advin confidenza

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.
References in classic literature ?
Sir, I came to speak confidentially with your general about affairs of importance.
Should any unwarrantably pert young Leviathan coming that way, presume to draw confidentially close to one of the ladies, with what prodigious fury the
Merrylegs was a good deal put out at being "mauled about," as he said, "by a boy who knew nothing;" but toward the end of the second week he told me confidentially that he thought the boy would turn out well.
You see," he continued confidentially, "we are up against something almost unique.
She now felt it due to that friendship to explain confidentially the motive which had induced her to leave home with her husband.
Valuev was confidentially telling that Uvarov had been sent from Petersburg to ascertain what Moscow was thinking about Austerlitz.
With his air of looking down on the highest, and confidentially inviting you to be of his company in the seat of the scorner he is irresistible; his very confession that he is a snob, too, is balm and solace to the reader who secretly admires the splendors he affects to despise.
It ain't no use, my dears," he whispered confidentially.
The Alta-Pacific approached him confidentially with an offer of reinstatement, which he promptly declined.
To say that I was surprised is to express very inadequately what I felt when I read your letter, informing me confidentially that I had employed a woman who was unworthy to associate with the young persons placed under my care.
If it appears to you at all incredible that young ladies should be led on to talk confidentially in a situation of this kind, I will beg you to remember that human life furnishes many exceptional cases.
They were looking at each other like two fond children who were talking confidentially of birds.