Definitions for declassification
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
de•clas•si•fydiˈklæs əˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.
to remove the security classification that restricts access to (information, a document, etc.).
Origin of declassify:
reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon
The process of declassifying, process of making non-restricted.
An instance of the declassifying process.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The determination that, in the interests of national security, classified information no longer requires any degree of protection against unauthorized disclosure, coupled with removal or cancellation of the classification designation.
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