nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A statement made to someone, such as one's physician, attorney, priest, or spouse, who cannot be legally compelled to divulge the information.
confidential communication - Legal Definition
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