Classified

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Definition

classified: catalogued, listed, sorted, organized
verb, adjective
That report is classified under 'miscellaneous'.

classified (information): private, secret (information)
adjective
That's a classified matter. It's secret information so I can't talk about it with you.

the classifieds: the small advertisements in newspapers and magazines
noun
I placed an ad in the classifieds yesterday. It's a small advertisement in the newspaper giving information about the car I want to sell.

Examples

  • "Techie : I'm afraid that's classified information, sir."
  • "Subject: CONFIDENTIAL + CLASSIFIED INFORMATION RE: GIUSEPPE"
  • "With around 20% of the British population currently falling into the 'obese' category, and a further 40% being classified as 'overweight', the government decided a change was necessary."
  • "Craigsboard.com provides classified ads in the San Francisco region"

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