Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Classified"

The meaning of "Classified" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does should I just toss it up on classifieds as spare parts mean?
A: toss it up = place without thought
classifieds = personal advertisement in newspaper
spare parts = extra part for people with a broken vehicle.

to rephrase: "Is it good to quickly advertise it as replacement material for people with a broken one?"
Q: What does classified mean?
A: Secret, not open to the public

Example sentences using "Classified"

Q: Please show me example sentences with classified.
A: This is classified information. (private, secret information)
I can't tell you, it's classified.
Q: Please show me example sentences with classified.
A: We can't release these documents to the public because it is classified information.
Turtles are classified as reptiles.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "classified".
A: I can't tell you, it's classified.

Synonyms of "Classified" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between classified and confidential ?
A: They are very similar !
But classified is usually used for secret information under the government or is protected by a law.

Confidential is more personal. It refers to a piece of information shared between a group of people. (Like a secret)
eg. The hotel keeps your personal records confidential.

So classified is like a secret but on a larger scale. And confidential is on a smaller scale.
Q: What is the difference between classified and confidential ?
A: They are very similar but classified might be more used in a government-type setting and confidential more in a doctor's office setting.

"This investigation is classified."
"This patient's records are confidential."
Q: What is the difference between classified and confidential and secret ?
A: "Classified" usually deals with information that one has been given access to (e.g. "This envelope I am giving you contains classified information.")

"Confidential" usually deals with information that you or others have disclosed in a certain instance and would like to be kept secret (e.g. "All the information shared in this meeting is confidential.")

"Secret" is usually for casual information or things that are hidden (e.g. "There is a secret passageway here." "I want to tell you a secret.")

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