unclassified

adjective
un·​clas·​si·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈkla-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce unclassified (audio) \

Definition of unclassified

1 : not subject to a security classification unclassified information
2 : not placed or belonging in a class

Examples of unclassified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the search last month yielded an additional 27 boxes containing a mix of personal items and classified and unclassified government material. Devlin Barrett And Perry Stein, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Sep. 2022 But the search last month yielded an additional 27 boxes containing a mix of personal items and classified and unclassified government material. Devlin Barrett And Perry Stein, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Sep. 2022 But the search last month yielded an additional 27 boxes containing a mix of personal items and classified and unclassified government material. Perry Stein, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2022 He was briefed, and the White House is preparing to release an unclassified version in the coming days, officials said. Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2021 Initially, the man’s death was listed as unclassified. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 27 July 2022 Police say no foul play is suspected in her death, which has been marked as unclassified pending autopsy results from the Medical Examiner's Office. Lauren Huff, EW.com, 21 July 2022 About 50 more offenders in the unclassified cohort were thought to be dead, according to state authorities, and about 100 were thought to be deported. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 30 June 2022 The notion of allowing an internal squabble to spill into the unclassified realm was anathema. Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker, 6 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unclassified

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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Last Updated

27 Sep 2022

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“Unclassified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclassified. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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