Classified It is a term with different uses according to the context. The concept derives from the verb sort out, which also has several meanings: it can refer to organize something by classes; to achieve a certain position in a sports competition; or endow with a reserved or secret character a certain information or documentation.
It is called assorted notification or classified ad to a message that is published in a newspaper, magazine or website to offer or request a service or product. Publishing classified ads was one of the main businesses of print media until the boom of Internet.
Newspapers charge, per word or per line, to those who want to run a classified ad. However, these notices can also be made known free of charge in numerous websites. The number of readers of newspapers, on the other hand, has decreased in recent years, as a result of which classified ads have lost their relevance.
A classified documentMeanwhile, it presents information that is considered sensitive. Therefore, its dissemination is restricted through laws or regulations. To access classified information, a authorization.
It is common for classified documents to be linked to the safety from a country. If the content of these archives is disseminated, the nation could be in danger, thus choosing to classify it (that is, to limit access to it).
In the field of sportFinally, a classified competitor is one who got the results you needed to continue participating in a tournament or to enter it. Let us suppose that the teams that finish in the first three places of a national championship get a place to participate in a continental tournament: the qualifiers, therefore, are the teams that finish in the first, second or third place.