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noun. A standard of professional values necessitating suppliers of mental or medical healthcare to constrain the revealing of a person's name, their illness, remedial tactics, and any information given the physician when being evaluated, diagnosed, or treated.

CONFIDENTIALITY: "The confidentiality agreement prohibited either party from even speaking of the upcoming proposal or product release prior to the first promotional airings."

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