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Definition of confidentiality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

confidentiality

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkɑnfəˌdɛnʃiˈælət̮i//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a situation in which you expect someone to keep information secret They signed a confidentiality agreement. All letters will be treated with complete confidentiality. He was fired for a breach of confidentiality (= an occasion when secret information was told to someone else).
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