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 classic literature ?
He had the hospitable gift of making you at home with him, and appealing to your sense of comradery with something of the flattering confidentiality of Thackeray, but with a wholly different effect.
The right of confidentiality might be founded on grounds of respect for personal self-regulation.
2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenPages-LogicsOne, a leading systems integrator and cloud services company, today announced that it has attained a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) report after a third party CPA's comprehensive examination confirmed the company met stringent controls over the security and confidentiality of its systems.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's government, which accused the Taraf daily of being a "traitor" for publishing secret state documents last month that include a covert plot against Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah GE-len and the profiling of citizens, has lifted the confidentiality of some National Security Council (MGK) documents to be released by its partisan media outlets.
Confidentiality in international commercial arbitration.
Privacy and Confidentiality Issues: A Guide for Libraries and Their Lawyers" is a guide to the world of law in libraries.
The American School Counselor Association's Ethical Standards for School Counselors respects parents' rights and responsibilities toward their children and at the same time addresses confidentiality as the professional school counselor's primary responsibility.
The issue of patient confidentiality and litigation arose in the case of Kadian v Richards [2004] NSWSC 382, which forms the basis for this report.
with its strict ethical standards, the Florida mediator certification process, and recent legislation improving confidentiality standards.
ISSUE: Can a patient's right to confidentiality be lost?
Of course all the professionals are still held to their own set of professional standards, including the confidentiality required of them.
Abstract: Confidentiality is a major determinant of the accessibility and acceptability of sexual and reproductive health care for adolescents.

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