declassified declassified  /dɪ ˈklæ sə ˌfaɪd/


  1. (adj) having had security classification removed
  2. (v) lift the restriction on and make available again


  1. The August 1, 2002 memo, along with three other recently declassified documents, can be downloaded here.
  2. Not everything related to abusive interrogations can be declassified, but nonetheless should be looked at by a blue-ribbon presidential commission.
  3. A recently declassified 50-year-old Treasury Department memo says the Vatican held onto 200 million Swiss francs passed it by a Nazi puppet government.


  1. UFO: Britain releases documents explaining closure of military UFO desk

    UFO Britain: The National Archives has been releasing declassified Ministry of Defense files on UFOs in the UK for the past five years. 
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. UFO over Stonehenge? U.K. releases trove of X-files

    Declassified documents say Britain's military UFO desk was closed because it was too expensive - despite surge in reported sightings
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gameplay Trailer Released, DLC Announced

    Less than two months ago, 2K Games announced The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, a third-person shooter that reveals the origins of XCOM organization featured in last year’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The game’s August release date is still two months away, but …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WebProNews


  1. "I've formally asked that [the information] be declassified so the American people can see the intelligence we obtained," Cheney said. "Last week, that request was formally rejected."
    on May 22, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Seattle Times

  2. Mr. Libby, the prosecutors, said, testified that the meeting with Ms. Miller was the "only time he recalled in his government experience when he disclosed a document to a reporter that was effectively declassified by virtue of the president's...
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Lewis Scooter Libby Source: New York Times

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