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Noun: confidentiality  ,kón-fu,den-shee'a-lu-tee
  1. The state of being secret
    "you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"
  2. Discretion in keeping secret information

Derived forms: confidentialities

Type of: circumspection, concealment, discreetness, discretion, privacy, privateness, prudence, secrecy

Encyclopedia: Confidentiality