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privileged

1. Law
a. not actionable as a libel or slander
b. (of a communication, document, etc.) that a witness cannot be compelled to divulge
2. Nautical (of a vessel) having the right of way
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Where the communication of privileged information is unintentional, however, as may occur when a law firm produces tens of thousands of pages of its clients' documents to the government and inadvertently discloses some letter or memorandum that it did not intend to produce, the privilege may not be lost.
provides next-generation Web application security to protect privileged information.
Morganstein is faced with the dilemma of whether to disclose privileged information in the interest of greater justice, thereby vindicating his brother's death, or to honor the oath of confidentiality in the interest of his client.
Bradley, a former top National Hunt jockey and now a bloodstock agent, was warned off and fined pounds 2,500 and pounds 400 after being found in breach of a series of the Rules of Racing, including the passing of privileged information in return for monetary consideration.
Only when patients accept these limitations should privileged information be communicated electronically, they agreed.
Under Belgian law no one with privileged information can either buy or sell a company's stock, or serve as a broker to help others to do so.
The charges included the passing of privileged information in return for money.
Thus, a taxpayer may have to provide detailed components of reported figures and calculations, but may not have to disclose other privileged information not forwarded to the IRS.
seem to ask for a lot of information about your company, products, market share and technology, but at the same time exercise caution about being too forthcoming especially in the area of sensitive technology or other important privileged information.
She even goes so far as to ransack his therapist's client files and then use privileged information to pose as his dead lover, communicating with Robert from the beyond under the on-line handle "Archangel.
The "privilege" component guarantees that the audit is privileged information.