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classified

adjective
 
 
/ˈklæsɪfaɪd/
classified documents and information are officially kept secret and can only be seen by people who have high authority or special permission: Security employees discovered that classified information and passwords had been leaked onto the internet. classified evidence/material/records He was caught taking highly classified documents from the National Archives.
[before noun] relating to the small advertisements in newspapers, magazines, or on websites that offer jobs or to sell or buy things: The help-wanted classified sections are overflowing with ads for managers.
used to describe information that is arranged by type: Classified data will increase 50% a year as more economies begin using broadband technology. The classified catalogue tells you which publications on a particular subject are available in the library.
Translations of “classified”
in Chinese (Traditional) 機密的, 保密的…
in Russian секретный, засекреченный…
in Turkish gizli, mahrem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机密的, 保密的…
in Polish poufny…
(Definition of classified from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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