nondisclosure agreement

noun

: an agreement in which a person (such as an employee) agrees to keep information (such as a trade secret) confidential
… declined to name the victim companies, citing nondisclosure agreements it signed … John Markoff

called also confidentiality agreement, NDA

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondisclosure agreement was in 1959

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“Nondisclosure agreement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondisclosure%20agreement. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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