Meaning of unclassified in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈklasɪfʌɪd/

Translate unclassified into Spanish


  • 1Not arranged in or assigned to classes or categories.

    ‘many texts remain unclassified or uncatalogued’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘For some elements, the mode of transposition is unknown, and they are either referred to as class III or left unclassified.’
    • ‘The unclassified video was only unclassified because it was slightly longer than a version of the same film which was classified.’
    • ‘The hotel, which was traditionally seen as a magnet for the highest fliers on the Dublin social scene, shunned the four-star ranking and chose instead to become an unclassified hotel until it completed a programme of refurbishments.’
    • ‘Unsurprisingly, the most expensive was the prestigious Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Club which chose to remain unclassified in the ‘Be Our Guest’ guide 2004.’
    • ‘About one in four Irish hotels remain unclassified, largely because they do not want to be bracketed with inferior establishments.’
    • ‘You'll be made to feel an ingénue if you choose to eat a known fish (such as delicious Hake) over some previously unclassified deep sea monstrosity.’
    • ‘I found this to be a most unusual book and not the type I usually select - it was in the unclassified section in the library.’
    • ‘In total 573 men were diagnosed with ague, intermittent, remittent, bilious, congestive, and unclassified fevers at Helena.’
    • ‘Despite progress in the classification of renal tumors, a small subset of renal carcinomas remains unclassified (ie, renal cell carcinoma, not otherwise specified).’
    • ‘The people it does not suit are the consumers, and the owners of a group of well-established but unclassified chateaux that produce excellent wines far removed from the bathtub rubbish of the generic AC Bordeaux wine market.’
    • ‘Sometimes while presenting scientific data about endangered squirrels or unclassified ground beetles, I know in my heart that no amount of information will change the minds of the habitat destroyers.’
    • ‘Scientific ignorance is part of the problem, especially considering the truism that most of the world's species still remain unclassified while they are being lost at unprecedented rates.’
    • ‘Almost 95 percent of breast cancers diagnosed in men are invasive ductal or unclassified carcinomas.’
    • ‘The new operation will gather and analyze such unclassified information as Web sites, blogs, mosque sermons, databases, and even T-shirt slogans.’
    • ‘The department's information base is either scattered or unclassified.’
    • ‘For those patients with an unclassified type of diabetes, two had sepsis, one had alcoholic pancreatitis, and another had a history of excessive intake of soft drinks as precipitating causes.’
    • ‘There was intratubular germ cell neoplasia, unclassified type, in the adjacent testicular parenchyma in both cases.’
    1. 1.1British (of a road) not classified according to the overall system of road numbering.
      ‘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.’
      • ‘One was Richard Ashley Corner, aged 20, of Malton, who died after his vehicle collided head-on with another car on an unclassified road between Pocklington and Full Sutton on Monday evening.’
      • ‘The 28-year-old man, from Acklam, near Malton, was travelling on an unclassified road about three quarters of a mile north-east of Bugthorpe.’
      unknown, unnamed, anonymous, incognito, nameless
    2. 1.2British Denoting a university degree without honours.
      ‘he took an unclassified degree in modern languages’
      • ‘This degree in Early Years consists of 300 points for an unclassified degree or 360 points for an honours degree.’
    3. 1.3British (of a grade in an examination) denoting a fail.
      ‘a high proportion of candidates got unclassified grades’
      • ‘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’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Last summer, while doing research at the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, I'll never forget how scrupulous the staff was with unclassified documents.’
    • ‘And - and, in fact, I think that he gave us as much unclassified information that he felt comfortable releasing.’
    • ‘Of course, as Stephen Hayes has repeatedly pointed out, he can't even get the Defense Department to turn over unclassified documents that have been translated.’
    • ‘The run down on this after reading several unclassified military documents on the subject.’
    • ‘You processed secret information on an unclassified system and did not apply proper security controls to classified data.’
    • ‘This means that someone has to provide the U.S. Army the best available unclassified information in an unclassified finished intelligence product.’
    • ‘This annual assessment is a classified document but for the fourth year, NCIS is also publishing an unclassified version which is designed to educate the public about the risks from criminal behaviour.’
    • ‘Network components will support the exchange of information across all security classifications, from unclassified through Top Secret.’
    • ‘These unclassified experiments were in turn part of a top secret project to detect round-the-world acoustic effects of future Soviet nuclear tests.’
    • ‘The accelerator work here will be unclassified, subjected to rigorous reviews and to publication of results.’
    • ‘You are sure the disc contains only unclassified messages despite its being labeled as secret.’
    • ‘Duties included sending and receiving classified and unclassified signal information to different RAF stations around the world.’
    • ‘The ultimate aim of the project, funding permitting, is to develop a completely modularized TALOSS toolkit, unclassified portions of which will be made available for civilian use as open-source software.’
    • ‘There is, in fact, much additional unclassified material available to readers.’
    • ‘Even the National Security Agency, in an internal, unclassified report, concluded that the risks of key recovery far outweigh the advantages.’
    • ‘The Chinese revealed technical details of their missiles, and we informed them about routine - and wholly unclassified - U.S. engineering practices.’
    • ‘When we do collect the same elements of foreign information overtly through open sources, we can and should identify them as unclassified.’