Meaning of CONFIDENCE in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
If you have ~ in someone, you feel that you can trust them.
I have every ~ in you...
This has contributed to the lack of ~ in the police...
His record on ceasefires inspires no ~.
N-UNCOUNT: usu N in n
If you have ~, you feel sure about your abilities, qualities, or ideas.
The band is on excellent form and brimming with ~...
I always thought the worst of myself and had no ~ whatsoever.
If you can say something with ~, you feel certain it is correct.
I can say with ~ that such rumors were totally groundless.
N-UNCOUNT: usu with N
If you tell someone something in ~, you tell them a secret.
We told you all these things in ~...
Even telling Lois seemed a betrayal of ~.
N-UNCOUNT: usu in N
If you take someone into your ~, you tell them a secret.
If your daughter takes you into her ~, don’t rush off to tell your husband.
PHRASE: V inflects
see also vote of no ~
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012