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confidentiality

Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
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Mingott, who had summoned him for a confidential interview, had congratulated him on his cleverness, and added impatiently: "Silly goose
Pitcher," she said to the confidential clerk, did Mr.
Spenlow to me, 'to accept the office - if I may so describe it - of my daughter Dora's confidential friend.
I don't understand her confidential relations with Julian Gray, and I don't understand her language and conduct in the presence of the police officer.
My letter is private and confidential, and for that reason I send it to you by a man who shares my most intimate counsels.
Picardie = province of France, north of Evreux; barrieres = gates at the edge of Paris, where local customs duties were collected; magazin = shop; fiacre = a kind of carriage; Douane = customs house; confidential commissionaire = special messenger}
Bowls, Miss Crawley's large confidential butler (who, indeed, happened to be at the keyhole during the most part of the interview); and the Captain coming out, curling his mustachios, mounted the black charger pawing among the straw, to the admiration of the little blackguard boys collected in the street.
Accordingly I entered and whilst the rest of the party were devouring green tea and buttered toast, we feasted ourselves in a more refined and sentimental Manner by a confidential Conversation.
He would not have been sorry, nevertheless, to have caught a little hint of the secret his master concealed so well; tricks, turns, counsels and traps were all useless, D'Artagnan let nothing confidential escape him.
For this purpose, in March 1811, he despatched a confidential agent to St.
The young man, flattered, sat down nearer to her with a coquettish smile, and engaged the smiling Julie in a confidential conversation without at all noticing that his involuntary smile had stabbed the heart of Sonya, who blushed and smiled unnaturally.
I have a confidential little bird," said she, showing very pretty airs of her head over the bit of work held high between her active fingers.

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