Definitions for classifiedˈklæs əˌfaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clas•si•fiedˈklæs əˌfaɪd(adj.)

  1. arranged or distributed according to class.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. containing advertisements or lists arranged by category:

    a classified directory.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (of information) assigned to a classification, as restricted, confidential, or secret, that limits its use to authorized persons.

    Category: Government

  4. confidential or secret.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. Category: Journalism

    Ref: classified ad.

Origin of classified:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. classified ad, classified advertisement, classified(adj)

    a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type

  2. classified(adj)

    arranged into classes

  3. classified(adj)

    official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation

    "thousands of classified documents have now been declassified"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. classified(adjective)ˈklæs əˌfaɪd


    classified information


  1. classified(Noun)

    A classified advertisement in a newspaper or magazine.

    He ran a classified for the tools he wanted to sell.

  2. classified(Adjective)

    National security information formally assigned by governments to one of several levels of sensitivity, usually (in English) top secret, secret, confidential, and, in some countries, restricted; thereby making disclosure to unauthorized persons illegal.

    We do not discuss specific interrogation techniques because they are classified information.

  3. classified(Adjective)

    Any information a person or organization does not wish to disclose.

    I won't say who I'm going to the prom with; that's classified.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Classified

    of Classify


  1. Classified

    Luke Boyd, professionally known as Classified, is a Canadian rapper and producer from Enfield, Nova Scotia.

Translations for classified

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


officially secret

classified information.

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