classified definition

  • adjective:
    • organized in courses or categories.
    • open to authorized persons just, as for reasons of nationwide safety: a classified document.
    • National safety information formally assigned by governing bodies to at least one of several quantities of susceptibility, typically (in English) top-secret, secret, confidential, and, in some countries, restricted; therefore making disclosure to unauthorized individuals illegal.
    • Any information an individual or company cannot desire to reveal.
    • arranged into courses or groups.
    • assigned to a class of documents withheld from basic blood supply; -- of information or papers. Opposite of unclassified.
    • organized into classes
    • authoritative classification of data or documents; withheld from basic blood supply
  • verb:
    • Easy past tight and previous participle of classify.
  • noun:
    • A classified advertisement in a newspaper or mag.
    • a brief ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and showing up along with other ads of the identical type

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