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Definitions for declassification
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. declassificationnoun

    reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon

Wiktionary

  1. declassificationnoun

    The process of declassifying, process of making non-restricted.

  2. declassificationnoun

    An instance of the declassifying process.

Wikipedia

  1. Declassification

    Declassification is the process of ceasing a protective classification, often under the principle of freedom of information. Procedures for declassification vary by country. Papers may be withheld without being classified as secret, and eventually made available.

ChatGPT

  1. declassification

    Declassification is the process of removing the confidential or restricted status from information or documents previously categorized as classified or top secret. Essentially, it refers to making formerly restricted information available to the public or less restricted audiences. This process is usually carried out by governmental or official authorities who determine what information can be disclosed without compromising national security or operational effectiveness.

Wikidata

  1. Declassification

    Declassification is the process of documents that formerly were classified as secret ceasing to be so restricted, often under the principle of freedom of information. Procedures for declassification vary by country. Papers may be withheld without being classified as secret, and eventually made available.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. declassification

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of declassification in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of declassification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of declassification in a Sentence

  1. Marc Polymeropoulos:

    The motives of his recent moves at DoD and NSA remain unclear and are of course speculative, although the partisan personnel he put in place certainly suggest that he is stacking the deck, ultimately to win the fight over further declassification of intel related to the 2016 Russian investigation, if he did the same at CIA, install a new hyper-partisan director who would agree to further declassification efforts, it would not only expose and compromise highly classified sources and methods, but also taint the agency in the eyes of our international partners. Simply put, that puts America at great risk.

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