Meaning of confidential communication

confiden'tial communica'tion

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— Law. Law.
  1. a confidential statement made to a lawyer, doctor, or pastor, or to one's husband or wife, privileged against disclosure in court if the privilege is claimed by the client, patient, penitent, or spouse. Also called
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