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confidential meaning

EN[ˌkɑːnfɪˈdenʃl]
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WConfidential

    Definition of confidential in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore confidentialSUPmost confidentialPREcon-SUF-al
    1. Kept, or meant to be kept, secret within a certain circle of persons; not intended to be known publicly.
      1. The newspaper claims a leaked confidential report by the government admits to problems with corrupt MPs.
    2. (dated) Inclined to share confidences.
      1. Sitting in front of the fire, they became quite confidential, and began to gossip.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • ' [ …] And he explained this business of confidential commissions?' / 'Yes, he did. And it seemed to turn out quite respectable and above board.' Mrs Meatyard considered. 'Or almost above board.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -al
      Related Links:
      1. en confidentially
      2. en confidentiality
      3. fr confidentialité
      4. en confidentialness
      5. fr confidentialités
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of confidential for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "confidential" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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