Definition of 'confidante'
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Within a year he rose from the bottom of Russian society to the top - he became a friend and confidante to the royal family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was my closest friend and confidante. The Sun (2012)Being a trusted confidante to your friend is the most valuable thing you can be right now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All young men need an older woman as confidante and adviser. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)There's a chance they'd both enjoy unloading if you proved a trusted confidante. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I lost my best friend, lover and confidante, and it has been an extremely lonely time. The Sun (2010)I consider her to be my closest friend and confidante and one of the most incredible women I know. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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