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English translation: top secret

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15:36 Sep 21, 2007
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s)
Chinese term or phrase: 绝限
是文件的保密等级,哪位知道它实际是不是”绝对限制(级)“的缩写?对应的英文是什么?译作”strict restricted"对不对?

谢谢!
Peggy Huang
United States
Local time: 04:05
English translation:top secret
Explanation:
The classification levels of documents may differ with different countries. However, I believe "绝限" should mean the highest classification level or the absolute level (top secret), under which no information shall be disclosed.

依「國家機密保護法」及「軍事機密與國防秘密種類範圍準則」等法令核定機密等級之資料、文件、物品等,應於明顯處標示機密等級為「機密」 (Confidential) 、「極機密」 (Secret) 或「絕對機密」 (Top Secret) ;屬於「一般公務機密 」者,標示為「密」。
http://210.69.124.221/change/200406/24053.html

Classification levels
Although the classification systems vary from country to country, most have levels corresponding to the following United States definitions (from the highest level to lowest):

Top Secret (TS)
The highest level of classification of material. Such material would cause "exceptionally grave damage" to national security if publicly available.

Secret
Such material would cause "serious damage" to national security if publicly available.

Confidential
Such material would cause "damage" or be "prejudicial" to national security if publicly available.

Restricted
Such material would cause "undesirable effects" if publicly available. Some countries do not have such a classification. (The U.S. did, early in the Twentieth Century, but dropped it in favor of Confidential.)

Unclassified
Technically not a classification level, but is used for government documents that do not have a classification listed above. Such documents can be viewed by those without security clearance.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classified_information

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-09-21 16:55:09 GMT)
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You have to check the classification level of the country, which issued this classified document.

Patent documents regarding inventions pertaining to national security (such as national defense) may also be deemed "top secrets".

If this patent reexamination document was issued by China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), then have a look at http://www.sipo.gov.cn/sipo/zlsc/sczn2006/


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Shirley Lao
Taiwan
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top secret


Explanation:
The classification levels of documents may differ with different countries. However, I believe "绝限" should mean the highest classification level or the absolute level (top secret), under which no information shall be disclosed.

依「國家機密保護法」及「軍事機密與國防秘密種類範圍準則」等法令核定機密等級之資料、文件、物品等,應於明顯處標示機密等級為「機密」 (Confidential) 、「極機密」 (Secret) 或「絕對機密」 (Top Secret) ;屬於「一般公務機密 」者,標示為「密」。
http://210.69.124.221/change/200406/24053.html

Classification levels
Although the classification systems vary from country to country, most have levels corresponding to the following United States definitions (from the highest level to lowest):

Top Secret (TS)
The highest level of classification of material. Such material would cause "exceptionally grave damage" to national security if publicly available.

Secret
Such material would cause "serious damage" to national security if publicly available.

Confidential
Such material would cause "damage" or be "prejudicial" to national security if publicly available.

Restricted
Such material would cause "undesirable effects" if publicly available. Some countries do not have such a classification. (The U.S. did, early in the Twentieth Century, but dropped it in favor of Confidential.)

Unclassified
Technically not a classification level, but is used for government documents that do not have a classification listed above. Such documents can be viewed by those without security clearance.


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Note added at 25 mins (2007-09-21 16:02:30 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classified_information

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-09-21 16:55:09 GMT)
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You have to check the classification level of the country, which issued this classified document.

Patent documents regarding inventions pertaining to national security (such as national defense) may also be deemed "top secrets".

If this patent reexamination document was issued by China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), then have a look at http://www.sipo.gov.cn/sipo/zlsc/sczn2006/




Shirley Lao
Taiwan
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 4
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Asker: Thank you so much! Shirley!


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