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privileged communication


privileged communication

noun priv·i·leged communication \ˈpriv-ə-lijd-\

Definition of PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATION

:  a communication between parties to a confidential relation (as between physician and patient) such that the recipient cannot be legally compelled to disclose it as a witness
March 05, 2015
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