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security classification

[si′kyu̇r·əd·ē ‚klas·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(ordnance)
A category or grade assigned to defense information or materiel to indicate the degree of danger to national security that would result from its unauthorized disclosure and the standard of protection required to guard against unauthorized disclosure.
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Since the memos contained classified information, there is a possibility Comey mishandled that info.
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According to the indictment, between the dates of February 16 2015 and February 17 2015, the defendant relayed classified information capable of harming state security on the IDF's activity on the Israel-Syria border.
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We exchange the classified information, which is associated with specific actions as part of the NATO mission, daily.
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His Majesty King Hamad has ratified a law on protection of state classified information and documents.
HIS Majesty King Hamad yesterday ratified a law on protection of state classified information and documents.
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