confidentiality

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confidentiality - the state of being secret; "you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"
concealment, privateness, secrecy, privacy - the condition of being concealed or hidden
2.confidentiality - discretion in keeping secret information
circumspection, discreetness, discretion, prudence - knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion"
Translations
ثِقَه، سِرِّيّه، ائتِمان
důvěrnosttajnost
fortrolighed
trúnaîur
gizlilik

confidentiality

[ˌkɒnfɪˌdenʃɪˈælɪtɪ] Nconfidencialidad f

confidentiality

[ˌkɒnfɪdɛnʃiˈælɪti] n [information, report, document] → confidentialité f

confidentiality

confidentiality

[ˌkɒnfɪˌdɛnʃɪˈælɪtɪ] nriservatezza, carattere m confidenziale

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.

con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty

n. confidencialidad.

confidentiality

n intimidad f, confidencialidad f patient — intimidad or confidencialidad del paciente
References in periodicals archive ?
Obligations of Confidentiality Already Supports Gatekeeper
Any proposal to set aside obligations of confidentiality through legislation must: pursue a legitimate aim; be considered necessary in a democratic society; and proportionate to the need.