nondisclosure agreement

[ non-dis-kloh-zher uh-gree-muh nt, non-dis-kloh-zher ]
/ ˈnɒn dɪsˈkloʊ ʒər əˌgri mənt, ˌnɒn dɪsˈkloʊ ʒər /


a legal contract in which one or more parties agree to keep information, as a trade secret, confidential and protected for a specific amount of time. Abbreviation: NDA

Nearby words

  1. nondescript,
  2. nondestructive testing,
  3. nondirectional,
  4. nondirective,
  5. nondirective therapy,
  6. nondisjunction,
  7. nondistinctive,
  8. nondomiciled,
  9. nondrinker,
  10. nondrip

Origin of nondisclosure agreement

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called con·fi·den·ti·al·i·ty a·gree·ment [kon-fi-den-shee-al-i-tee uh-gree-muh nt] /ˌkɒn fɪˌdɛn ʃiˈæl ɪ ti əˌgri mənt/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019