classified classified  /ˈklæ sə ˌfaɪd/


  1. (n) a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type
  2. (adj) arranged into classes
  3. (adj) official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation
  4. (v) arrange or order by classes or categories
  5. (v) declare unavailable, as for security reasons
  6. (v) assign to a class or kind


  1. NSA whistleblower smuggled classified documents from Hawaii facility

    Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who gave two news organizations information on secret intelligence programs, reportedly used a thumb drive to smuggle classified documents out of the NSA facility where he worked in Wahiawa, according to the Los Angeles Times.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Hawaii News Now

  2. After Classified Briefing Lawmaker Says NSA Revelations Are Only 'The Tip Of The Iceberg'

    "I think it's just broader than most people even realize, and I think that's, in one way, what astounded most of us, too," Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) told C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" after a classified briefing with national security officials.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Classified Hearing on Classified Material

    Washington - The Senate Intelligence Committee will hold a classified hearing about two NSA intelligence programs today.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester


  1. ...memo by Mr. Gates, a former CIA director, also demanded greater adherence to secrecy standards, issuing a stern warning against the release of classified information: "Leaking of classified information is against the law, cannot be...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: New York Times

  2. "No American should need a classified briefing to determine whether waterboarding is torture," Mukasey said. "Waterboarding was used at least as long ago as the Spanish Inquisition. We prosecuted Japanese war criminals for waterboarding after...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. "It's wrong for congressional leaders to make Judge Mukasey's confirmation dependent on his willingess to go on the record about details of a classified program he has not been briefed on," Bush told his audience. "If the Senate Judiciary...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

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