Definition of unclassified in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈklasɪfʌɪd/


1Not arranged in or assigned to classes or categories: many texts remain unclassified or uncatalogued
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  • A fifth category of unclassified RCC is used for tumors that do not readily fit into one of the other categories.
  • As with any unclassified film, video or DVD, the Tamaki DVD had to be sent to the Film and Video Labelling Body in Auckland for rating.
  • More than 33% of gene transcripts annotated with unknown function were included in the category of unclassified proteins.
1.1British (Of a road) not classified according to the overall system of road numbering.
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  • This meets the unclassified road at the junction with Furnace Lane which is a single track road with no turning space close by.
  • To get to Meanish pier, head for Dunvegan and before entering it turn onto an unclassified road passing through Glendale.
  • However, it was legal to drive on by-ways that were open to all traffic and on unclassified roads, both of which were marked on OS maps.
1.2British Denoting a university degree without honours: he took an unclassified degree in modern languages
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  • This degree in Early Years consists of 300 points for an unclassified degree or 360 points for an honours degree.
1.3British (Of a grade in an examination) denoting a fail: a high proportion of candidates got unclassified grades
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  • He has one pass in biology (grade D) and an unclassified in maths.
2(Of information or documents) not designated as secret: the project was unclassified
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  • The type of information sought includes any unclassified documents, hard copy or digital, pertaining to the participation or involvement of any Signal unit or Signal personnel in the fight against terrorism.
  • The PJs who have access to all the classified documents tell me that if anything, the unclassified information understates the heroism of John Chapman and Jason Cunningham.
  • Even though this information is unclassified and available in open-source documentation, one need not search far - the PCCIP has packaged it all in one neat, organized, and searchable document.

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