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From 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
     Confidential debts, debts incurred for borrowed money, and
        regarded as having a claim to be paid before other debts.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  classified \classified\ adj.
     1. arranged into classes or categories; as, unclassified.
     Syn: categorized.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     2. assigned to a class of documents withheld from general
        circulation; -- of information or documents. Opposite of
     Note: [Narrower terms: eyes-only; confidential;
           restricted; secret; sensitive; top-secret]
           [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: entrusted with private information and the confidence of
             another; "a confidential secretary"
      2: (of information) given in confidence or in secret; "this
         arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret
         communications" [syn: confidential, secret]
      3: denoting confidence or intimacy; "a confidential approach";
         "in confidential tone of voice"
      4: the level of official classification for documents next above
         restricted and below secret; available only to persons
         authorized to see documents so classified

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "confidential":
     auricular, between us, chummy, classified, close, closet, esoteric,
     hush-hush, hushed, in petto, inside, intimate, not for publication,
     off the record, private, privileged, sealed, secret, thick, tried,
     trustworthy, trusty, under privilege, unpublishable

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