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declassify

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verb de·clas·si·fy \(ˌ)dē-ˈkla-sə-ˌfī\

Simple Definition of declassify

  • : to allow the public to see or learn about (something that has been a secret)

Full Definition of declassify

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove or reduce the security classification of <declassify a secret document>

de·clas·si·fi·ca·tion play \(ˌ)dē-ˌkla-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of declassify

  1. The government has not yet declassified that information.



1945

First Known Use of declassify

1945


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