Meaning of declassify

de•clas•si•fy

Pronunciation: (dē-klas'u-fī"), [key]
— -fied, -fy•ing.
  1. to remove the classification from (information, a document, etc.) that restricts access in terms of secrecy, confidentiality, etc. Cf. classification (def. 5).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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