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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Confidential \Con`fi*den"tial\, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. "Confidential messages." --Burke. [1913 Webster] Confidential communication (Law) See Privileged communication, under Privileged. Confidential creditors, those whose claims are of such a character that they are entitled to be paid before other creditors. Confidential debts, debts incurred for borrowed money, and regarded as having a claim to be paid before other debts. --McElrath. [1913 Webster]