reclassify

[ ree-klas-uh-fahy ]
/ riˈklæs əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), re·clas·si·fied, re·clas·si·fy·ing.

to classify anew.
to change the security classification of (information, a document, etc.).

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Origin of reclassify

First recorded in 1915–20; re- + classify

OTHER WORDS FROM reclassify

re·clas·si·fi·ca·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for reclassify

  • The Board may also reclassify cities as reserve or central reserve cities, or terminate their designation as such.

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