Declassed
Declass De*class", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Declassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Declassing}.] [Cf. F. d['e]classer.] To remove from a class; to separate or degrade from one's class. --North Am. Rev. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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