confidential communication


noun Law.

a confidential statement made to a lawyer, doctor, or pastor, or to one's spouse, privileged against disclosure in court if the privilege is claimed by the client, patient, penitent, or spouse.

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Also called privileged communication.

Origin of confidential communication

First recorded in 1790–1800

Words nearby confidential communication

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