Confidentiality



[kon-fi-den-shuh l] /ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl/

adjective
1.
spoken, written, acted on, etc., in strict privacy or secrecy; secret:
a confidential remark.
2.
indicating confidence or intimacy; imparting private matters:
a confidential tone of voice.
3.
having another’s trust or confidence; entrusted with secrets or private affairs:
a confidential secretary.
4.

/ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəl/
adjective
1.
spoken, written, or given in confidence; secret; private
2.
entrusted with another’s confidence or secret affairs: a confidential secretary
3.
suggestive of or denoting intimacy: a confidential approach
adj.

1759, from Latin confidentia (see confidence) + -al (1). Related: Confidentiality; confidentially.

confidentiality con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty (kŏn’fĭ-děn’shē-āl’ĭ-tē)
n.
The ethical principle or legal right that a physician or other health professional will hold secret all information relating to a patient, unless the patient gives consent permitting disclosure.

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