Classified - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæsɪfaɪd|  American pronunciation of the word classified
Brit.  |ˈklasɪfʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word classified
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto classify
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto classify


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


- arranged into classes
- official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation


The part of the report that includes classified information was removed before the report was made public.

thousands of classified documents have now been declassified

Groups of people classified by race and age

An important classified document has been leaked to the media.

She has a security clearance that allows her to see the classified information.

When a reporter revealed classified information, the source of the leak was investigated.

...a cracker who had broken into the intelligence agency's database attempted to leak the classified information...

...browsed the classified ads for used automobiles for sale...

Clouds are commonly classified in four kinds, cirrus, cumulus, stratus, and nimbus.

In law, beer is classified as a food product.

Families are classified according to the father's occupation.

Families are classified by the occupation of the head of the household (=the person who earns the most money and is most respected in a house).

The key issue is whether workers should be classified as 'employees'.

Plants are classified in much the same way as animals.

In practice, missing values are commonly encountered, which can be classified into two categories, namely, unit nonrespondent and item nonrespondent.

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