English version

breach of confidence/trust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreach of confidence/trustbreach of confidence/trustBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSan action in which someone does something that people have trusted them not to do We regard the publication of this information as a serious breach of trust. breach
Examples from the Corpus
breach of confidence/trustHe has insisted that to name them publicly would be a breach of confidence.Such a breach of confidence could rebound in all sorts of directions.They say any breach of trust has been offset by his attempts to set things right.Opinions were expressed openly and freely without any breach of confidence.There is no liability for breach of confidence if consent is obtained.She and the company's chairman, Weng You-ming, were being sued for breach of trust in the sale.No breach of confidence was alleged but there was said to be a contract not to publish before the report.You may prefer not to do so because of the risk of breach of confidence or discrimination.
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