declassification


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de·clas·si·fy

 (dē-klăs′ə-fī′)
tr.v. de·clas·si·fied, de·clas·si·fy·ing, de·clas·si·fies
To remove official security classification from (a document).

de·clas′si·fi′a·ble adj.
de·clas′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.declassification - reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
classification - restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
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declassification

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The company's stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP, to serve as independent auditors for the Company during fiscal year ended December 31, 2007, approved an amendment to the 1993 stock option/stock issuance plan and the non-binding shareholder proposal requesting the declassification of the Board of Directors was also approved.
PSAM's proposal at the 2009 annual meeting to ask the Board to begin the declassification process was approved by 94% of the shares voting for or against the proposal.
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Crafting better work processes for Freedom of Information Act/ Mandatory Declassification Reviews for classified Federal records to provide for more timely responses to public requests.
It treats all material sent to American officials from foreign governments, no matter how routine, as subject to classification and expands the ability of the Central Intelligence Agency to shield documents from declassification.
The two non-binding shareholder proposals requesting the declassification of the Board of Directors and the implementation of certain procedures related to stockholder proposals were also approved.
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