nondisclosure agreement

noun

Definition of nondisclosure agreement

: 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

First Known Use of nondisclosure agreement

1959

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