declassification declassification


  • (n) reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon


  1. I hope to be able to make as much of that report available as possible after it undergoes a declassification review and other steps.
  2. Inevitably, declassification is pursued with considerably less enthusiasm than classification.
  3. What makes a definitive analysis difficult is the fact that the inspector general's report and both memos are, despite their declassification, still substantially redacted.


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