confidentiality definition

  • noun:
    • the house of being private.
    • One thing informed in confidence; a secret.
    • the state or characteristic of being secret; privacy.
    • discernment to keep secret information.
    • the standard of becoming private; especially, in-law, the relation existing between a client and his advice or representative, or between couple, or a ward and his guardian, etc., in mention of the the trust positioned in one by the other. See confidential connection, under confidential, and privileged communication, under interaction.
    • the state of being secret
    • discernment in order to keep key information

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