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classified

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adjective clas·si·fied \ˈkla-sə-ˌfīd\

Definition of classified

  1. 1 :  divided into classes or placed in a class <classified ads>

  2. 2 :  withheld from general circulation for reasons of national security <classified information>

Examples of classified in a sentence

  1. The part of the report that includes classified information was removed before the report was made public.

1889

First Known Use of classified

1889


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classified

noun clas·si·fied

Definition of classified

  1. :  an advertisement grouped with others according to subject —usually used in plural

1952

First Known Use of classified

1952


CLASSIFIED Defined for English Language Learners

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classified

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adjective clas·si·fied \ˈkla-sə-ˌfīd\

Definition of classified for English Language Learners

  • : arranged in groups with similar things

  • : kept secret from all but a few people in the government


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classified

noun clas·si·fied

Definition of classified for English Language Learners

  • : a small advertisement that is grouped with others that are like it in a special section of a newspaper or magazine or on a Web site


CLASSIFIED Defined for Kids

classified

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adjective clas·si·fied \ˈkla-sə-ˌfīd\

Definition of classified for Students

  1. 1 :  arranged in groups with other similar things <a classified advertisement>

  2. 2 :  kept secret from all but a few people in government <classified information>



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