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anonymity

noun [U] uk   /ˌæn.ɒnˈɪm.ɪ.ti/ us    /-əˈnɪm.ə.t̬i/
the situation in which someone's name is not given or known: The police have reassured witnesses that they will be guaranteed anonymity.
Translations of “anonymity”
in Korean 익명…
in Arabic عَدم الكشف عَن الهويّة…
in Portuguese anonimato…
in Catalan anonimat…
in Japanese 匿名(性)…
in Italian anonimato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匿名, 無名, 不公開姓名…
in Russian анонимность…
in Turkish isim vermeden, ismini saklayarak, gizlice…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匿名, 无名, 不公开姓名…
in Polish anonimowość…
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