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anonymous

adjective uk   /əˈnɒn.ɪ.məs/  us   /-ˈnɑː.nə-/
C2 made or done by someone whose name is not known or not made public: The money was donated by an anonymous benefactor. Police said an anonymous caller warned that a bomb was about to go off. An attempt to implant an embryo using an egg from an anonymous woman donor was unsuccessful. He received an anonymous letter threatening to disclose details of his affair if he didn't pay the money. For reasons of personal safety, the informant wishes to remain anonymous. having no unusual or interesting features: He has a rather anonymous face.
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anonymously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The donation was made anonymously.
Translations of “anonymous”
in Arabic مَجْهول, غَيْر مُسَمّى…
in Korean 익명의…
in Malaysian tanpa nama…
in French anonyme…
in Turkish isimsiz, anonim…
in Italian anonimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匿名的, 不知姓名的, 名字不公開的…
in Russian анонимный…
in Polish anonimowy…
in Vietnamese khuyết tên…
in Spanish anónimo…
in Portuguese anônimo…
in Thai นิรนาม…
in German anonym…
in Catalan anònim…
in Japanese 匿名の…
in Indonesian tanpa nama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匿名的, 不知姓名的, 名字不公开的…
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