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confidence

[′kän·fə·dəns]
(statistics)
The degree of assurance that a specified failure rate is not exceeded.
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Participating in the debate in National Assembly session here on Thursday, he said that PPP-led govt neither took into confidence its coalition partners while formulating budget, nor consulted with the Common Interest Council.
ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday took into confidence President Asif Ali Zardari on formation of new cabinet along with the proposed roundtable of the political parties.
Military Sources say that Army Chief during the coarse of the meeting took into confidence participants on his meeting with ISAF chief General Stanley McCrystal Host of issues came under discussion like regional and western situation while the Corps Commanders were taken in confidence on Cabinet Defence Committee.