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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confidential  \Con`fi*den"tial\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  confidentiel.] 
  1.  Enjoying,  or  treated  with  confidence;  trusted  in 
  trustworthy;  as  a  confidential  servant  or  clerk. 
 
  2.  Communicated  in  confidence;  secret.  ``Confidential 
  messages.''  --Burke. 
 
  {Confidential  communication}  (Law)  See  {Privileged 
  communication},  under  {Privileged}. 
 
  {Confidential  creditors},  those  whose  claims  are  of  such  a 
  character  that  they  are  entitled  to  be  paid  before  other 
  creditors. 
 
  {Confidential  debts},  debts  incurred  for  borrowed  money,  and 
  regarded  as  having  a  claim  to  be  paid  before  other  debts. 
  --McElrath. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confidential 
  adj  1:  entrusted  with  private  information  and  the  confidence  of 
  another;  "a  confidential  secretary" 
  2:  (of  information)  given  in  confidence  or  in  secret;  "closet 
  information";  "this  arrangement  must  be  kept 
  confidential";  "their  secret  communications"  [syn:  {closet(a)}, 
  {secret}] 
  3:  denoting  confidence  or  intimacy;  "a  confidential  approach"; 
  "in  confidential  tone  of  voice" 
  4:  the  level  of  official  classification  for  documents  next 
  above  restricted  and  below  secret;  available  only  to 
  persons  authorized  to  see  documents  so  classified 




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