confidential

adj.
VERBS
be
remain
consider sth as, hold sth (AmE), keep sth, treat sth as

The affair must be kept confidential.

Information about prices is to be treated as confidential.

ADVERB
highly
absolutely, completely, strictly, totally

The findings are strictly confidential.

commercially (BrE)

commercially confidential data

Confidential is used with these nouns: ↑advice, ↑correspondence, ↑document, ↑enquiry, ↑file, ↑information, ↑letter, ↑material, ↑memo, ↑memorandum, ↑nature, ↑record, ↑report, ↑source

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  • confidential — con‧fi‧den‧tial [ˌkɒnfˈdenʆl◂ ǁ ˌkɑːn ] adjective confidential information is spoken or written in private and intended to be kept secret: • These figures are highly confidential. • A confidential letter was leaked to the press. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • confidential — con·fi·den·tial /ˌkän fi den chəl/ adj 1: known or conveyed only to a limited number of people a confidential disclosure 2: marked by or indicative of intimacy, mutual trust, or willingness to confide esp. between parties one of whom is in a… …   Law dictionary

  • confidenţial — CONFIDENŢIÁL, Ă, confidenţiali, e, adj. Care se comunică în taină; secret. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr. confidentiel. Trimis de Joseph, 23.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONFIDENŢIÁL adj. 1. v. secret. 2. intim, particular, (înv.) particularnic. (Scrisori… …   Dicționar Român

  • Confidential — Con fi*den tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. Confidential messages. Burke. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confidential — ► ADJECTIVE 1) intended to be kept secret. 2) entrusted with private information: a confidential secretary. DERIVATIVES confidentiality noun confidentially adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • confidential — [kän΄fə den′shəl] adj. 1. told in confidence; imparted in secret 2. of or showing trust in another; confiding 3. entrusted with private or secret matters [a confidential agent] SYN. FAMILIAR confidentiality [kän΄fə den′shē al′ə tē] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • confidential — 1759, from L. confidentia (see CONFIDENCE (Cf. confidence)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Confidentiality; confidentially …   Etymology dictionary

  • confidential — close, intimate, *familiar, chummy, thick Analogous words: *secret: trusty, tried, trustworthy (see RELIABLE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • confidential — [adj] secret arcane, backdoor, classified, closet, hushed, hush hush*, inside, intimate, off the record*, private, privy; concepts 267,576 Ant. common, familiar, known, public, well known …   New thesaurus

  • confidential — adjective 1 spoken or written in secret and intended to be kept secret: a confidential naval report on the failure of equipment | keep sth confidential: Doctors are required to keep patients records completely confidential. | strictly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • confidential — con|fi|den|tial [ˌkɔnfıˈdenʃəl US ˌka:n ] adj 1.) spoken or written in secret and intended to be kept secret ▪ a confidential government report ▪ Doctors are required to keep patients records completely confidential . ▪ The information will be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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