- bearing the classification confidential, usually being above restricted and below secret.
- limited to persons authorized to use information, documents, etc., so classified.Compare classification (def. 5).
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Former Washington Football Team cheerleaders who appeared in lewd videos that team employees secretly produced from outtakes of 2008 and 2010 swimsuit calendar shoots have reached confidential settlements with the team.Former cheerleaders settle with Washington Football Team as program’s future is in doubt|Beth Reinhard|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
The first filings with the SEC are for its originally confidential Draft Registration Statement to go IPO in early 2020.
Wilkinson’s probe also includes information about a 2009 confidential settlement.Beth Wilkinson close to completing Washington Football Team investigation, Roger Goodell says|Mark Maske|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Scott said she wrote the story with the understanding that it would be confidential until Sheehan’s death.
Medical data, on the other hand, are highly confidential and usually not seen by the team at all — unless “there is something that can affect the team,” Lorang says.As biometrics boom, who owns athletes’ data? It depends on the sport.|Nick Busca|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
A year later, the suit ended in a settlement, the details of which remain confidential.
The provision of confidential details to the IG does not mean that they will be publicly released.
Now the Supreme Leader has thrown the confidential details out into the open and marked his line in the sand.
In recent months Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted on keeping the negotiating details confidential.
But L.A. Confidential was important for temporarily resuscitating film noir.The Great Character Actor: Guy Pearce on His Brilliant Career, From ‘Priscilla’ to ‘The Rover’|Richard Porton|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nine lusty-lunged adults in that one room prohibited confidential speech.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
As soon as Michael made sure of the duel, he saw his confidential clerk.
It emboldens me to ask another favor—that you will regard what I have told you of my plans as confidential.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He entreated her to bear in mind that the disclosures of the afternoon were strictly confidential.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Amongst well-bred persons, every conversation is considered in a measure confidential.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley