declass

verb
de·​class | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈklas How to pronounce declass (audio) \
declassed; declassing; declasses

Definition of declass

transitive verb

: to remove from a class especially : to assign to a lower social status

First Known Use of declass

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Declass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/declass. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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