confidential communication

noun

con·​fi·​den·​tial communication
ˌkän-fə-ˈden-chəl-
: a communication between parties to a confidential relation (as husband and wife, attorney and client, or doctor and patient) such that the recipient of the communication has a privilege exempting him or her from disclosing it as a witness

called also privileged communication

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“Confidential communication.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/confidential%20communication. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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