Noun(1) a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print
Verb(1) arrange or order by classes or categories(2) declare unavailable, as for security reasons(3) assign to a class or kind
Adjective(1) arranged into classes(2) official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation
(1) Because classified advertising is sold by the line, abbreviations are used to save space.(2) We suggest to our customers that they use our ads, for instance, in conjunction with a local classified ad in their newspaper.(3) He was assigned the task of sending highly classified combat information to assigned receivers via electric codes.(4) Administrative personnel providing unauthorised access to classified information or enabling its dissemination will face three years in prison or community service.(5) However, classified adverts in magazines show dealers advertising cars with higher mileage than yours for nearer £8,000.(6) Roberts even says that Rockefeller expressed support for the program in subsequent classified briefings.(7) The maximum penalty would be imposed on people who knowingly spread classified information or provided access to it to other parties.(8) Pointing out that the newspaper carries 4,000 classified advertisements every day, he said the massage section was probably the smallest part.(9) Robert Teesdale, head gardener for Lord Carlisle at Castle Howard, compiled a classified catalogue of 197 rare plants in 1794.(10) They also include details gleaned from formerly classified Israeli documents written in Hebrew, which many researchers normally overlook.(11) It was in the classified section, just after an ad asking if anyone wanted to join a volleyball team.(12) Here's how: find one or two fellow car enthusiasts, either people you trust, or people you can find from a taking out a small classified ad in a newspaper.(13) Check your local newspaper for classified listings that advertise affordable evening classes for adults.(14) It's still an unexact science, especially considering that he does not have access to any of the classified information that official decisionmakers are working from.(15) Worrying about employment gave Patrick a headache, and he dismissed the thoughts, telling himself that he would read the classified ads in the newspaper later.(16) One can speculate about what kinds of classified documents they could've been after.