Confidential creditors
Confidential Con`fi*den"tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster]

2. Communicated in confidence; secret. ``Confidential messages.'' --Burke. [1913 Webster]

{Confidential communication} (Law) See {Privileged communication}, under {Privileged}.

{Confidential creditors}, those whose claims are of such a character that they are entitled to be paid before other creditors.

{Confidential debts}, debts incurred for borrowed money, and regarded as having a claim to be paid before other debts. --McElrath. [1913 Webster]


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  • Confidential — Con fi*den tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. Confidential messages. Burke. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confidential communication — Confidential Con fi*den tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. Confidential messages. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confidential debts — Confidential Con fi*den tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. Confidential messages. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confidential relation — A fiduciary relation. It is a peculiar relation which exists between client and attorney, principal and agent, principal and surety, landlord and tenant, parent and child, guardian and ward, ancestor and heir, husband and wife, trustee and cestui …   Black's law dictionary

  • confidential relation — A fiduciary relation. It is a peculiar relation which exists between client and attorney, principal and agent, principal and surety, landlord and tenant, parent and child, guardian and ward, ancestor and heir, husband and wife, trustee and cestui …   Black's law dictionary

  • confidential relation — A technical fiduciary relation, such as trustee and beneficiary, and any informal relation between parties wherein one of them is in duty bound to act with the utmost good faith for the benefit of the other party, 57 Am J1st Wills 390; a relation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • creditor — A person to whom a debt is owing by another person who is the debtor. Rooney v. Inheritance Tax Commission of Kansas, 143 Kan. 143, 53 P.2d 500, 501. One who has a right to require the fulfillment of an obligation or contract. Murphy v. Jos.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • creditor — A person to whom a debt is owing by another person who is the debtor. Rooney v. Inheritance Tax Commission of Kansas, 143 Kan. 143, 53 P.2d 500, 501. One who has a right to require the fulfillment of an obligation or contract. Murphy v. Jos.… …   Black's law dictionary

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