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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.

declassify

(diːˈklæsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to release (a document or information) from the security list
deˈclassiˌfiable adj
deˌclassifiˈcation n

de•clas•si•fy

(diˈklæs əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to remove the security classification that restricts access to (information, a document, etc.).
[1860–65]
de•clas′si•fi`a•ble, adj.
de•clas`si•fi•ca′tion, n.

declassify

To cancel the security classification of an item of classified matter. Also called DECL. See also downgrade.

declassify


Past participle: declassified
Gerund: declassifying

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I declassified
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Present Continuous
I am declassifying
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he/she/it is declassifying
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you are declassifying
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Present Perfect
I have declassified
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he/she/it has declassified
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Past Continuous
I was declassifying
you were declassifying
he/she/it was declassifying
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you were declassifying
they were declassifying
Past Perfect
I had declassified
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we had declassified
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they had declassified
Future
I will declassify
you will declassify
he/she/it will declassify
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they will declassify
Future Perfect
I will have declassified
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he/she/it will have declassified
we will have declassified
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they will have declassified
Future Continuous
I will be declassifying
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been declassifying
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been declassifying
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he/she/it will have been declassifying
we will have been declassifying
you will have been declassifying
they will have been declassifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been declassifying
you had been declassifying
he/she/it had been declassifying
we had been declassifying
you had been declassifying
they had been declassifying
Conditional
I would declassify
you would declassify
he/she/it would declassify
we would declassify
you would declassify
they would declassify
Past Conditional
I would have declassified
you would have declassified
he/she/it would have declassified
we would have declassified
you would have declassified
they would have declassified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.declassify - lift the restriction on and make available again; "reclassify the documents"
free, release - make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
classify - declare unavailable, as for security reasons; "Classify these documents"
Translations

declassify

[diːˈklæsɪfaɪ] VT [+ information] → levantar el secreto oficial que pesa sobre

declassify

[diːˈklæsɪfaɪ] vtrendre accessible au public, rendre accessible à tous

declassify

vt informationfreigeben

declassify

[diːˈklæsɪˌfaɪ] vt (documents, records) → declassificare
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