Definition of reclassify in English:


Syllabification: re·clas·si·fy
Pronunciation: /rēˈklasəˌfī

verb (reclassifies, reclassifying, reclassified)

[with object]
Assign to a different class or category: Hurricane Helene was reclassified as a bad storm
More example sentences
  • Ketamine is currently legal although the Home Office has plans to reclassify it as a class C drug by the end of this year.
  • The book was reclassified Category 1 - Restricted.
  • But in November 2000 the prison was reclassified as a Category C prison, which meant inmates could not work in the community.



Pronunciation: /rēˌklasəfəˈkāSHən/
More example sentences
  • In 2002, the council recommended the reclassification of cannabis to a class C drug prompting controversial changes to the way the drug was tackled by police forces.
  • From then it will be for manufacturers to request reclassification of their products, with oral contraceptives expected to be at the head of the queue.
  • Currently 40 parcels of land are being considered for reclassification.

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