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.
Words nearby confidential communication
Origin of confidential communication
First recorded in 1790–1800
Also called privileged communication.
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