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.
- Also called privileged communication.
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How to use confidential communication in a sentence
The lanky person settled himself comfortably and began on a confidential communication.The Eternal City | Hall Caine
She adored secrets, twisted everything into a confidential communication, invented stories and always whispered in your ear.Germinie Lacerteux | Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
Any matter of moment, any thing bordering upon confidential communication, was alone to be trusted entre quatre yeux.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815 | Archibald Alison
His voice sank at the last word as though it was an entirely confidential communication to the little car.The Secret Places of the Heart | H. G. Wells
As soon as they had left the house, the future Aristarchus made a confidential communication.New Grub Street | George Gissing