Definitions for declassifydiˈklæs əˌfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•clas•si•fydiˈklæs əˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to remove the security classification that restricts access to (information, a document, etc.).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. declassify(verb)

    lift the restriction on and make available again

    "reclassify the documents"


  1. declassify(Verb)

    to remove the classification from; to lift the restrictions on

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. declassify

    To cancel the security classification of an item of classified matter. Also called DECL. See also downgrade.


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