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unclassified

[uhn-klas-uh-fahyd]
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  1. not assigned to a class or category; not arranged according to characteristics: Reported instances fall into two main types, with a few unclassified anomalies.
  2. (of data, documents, etc.) not belonging to a category that is restricted for reasons of security; not secret: unclassified plans; unclassified information.
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Origin of unclassified

First recorded in 1860–65; un-1 + classified
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unclassified

adjective
  1. not arranged in any specific order or grouping
  2. (of information) not possessing a security classification
  3. (of football results) not arranged in any special order or in divisions
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Word Origin and History for unclassified

adj.

1813, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of classify.

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