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English definition of “declassify”

declassify

verb [T]     /ˌdiːˈklæs.ɪ.faɪ/
to say officially that political or military information is no longer secret: Many government documents are declassified after 50 years.Revealing secrets and becoming known declassification     /ˌdiː.klæs.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Revealing secrets and becoming known
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