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She remains anonymous because the accountant in question has made her sign a confidentiality agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Do you want to remain anonymous to the charities you are supporting? Times, Sunday Times (2016)As profiles can remain anonymous there was no naming and shaming. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mother, who conceived naturally, wished to remain anonymous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One man, who asked to remain anonymous, said two of his brothers had been arrested but he did not know what had happened to them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That he was largely anonymous for the rest of the game will be of little concern. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The second part of the name honours an anonymous benefactor of the research team. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The owner can stay anonymous and name an agent to avoid the risk of theft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are not going to get into a commentary on claims from anonymous sources. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The church helpers asked to remain anonymous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The officers claimed they had received an anonymous phone call. The Sun (2014)The most unpleasant aspect of this vetting is the secret file that contains the anonymous letters. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)They held him for more than five months until an anonymous donor paid his ransom. Christianity Today (2000)The auction was won by an anonymous telephone bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the striker was largely anonymous last night. The Sun (2010)An anonymous benefactor has pledged to match all funds raised. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Anonymous sources told gossip websites that the relationship is serious. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The alert followed an anonymous phone call. The Sun (2015)Should we consider known or anonymous donors? The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)It was bought by an anonymous bidder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Police were alerted by an anonymous call. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were only two conditions: the owner wishes to stay anonymous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They're away from home and it remains anonymous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Anonymous benefactor offers 20,000 reward for information. The Sun (2011)It is also difficult to track individuals, so people can stay anonymous if they want to. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She wishes to remain anonymous because the said salesman is her brother-in-law. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: anonymous /əˈnɒnɪməs/ ADJECTIVE
If you remain anonymous when you do something, you do not let people know that you were the person who did it.
You can remain anonymous if you wish.
- American English: anonymous
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُسَمَّى
- Brazilian Portuguese: anônimo
- Chinese: 匿名的
- Croatian: anoniman
- Czech: anonymní
- Danish: anonym
- Dutch: anoniem
- European Spanish: anónimo
- Finnish: anonyymi
- French: anonyme
- German: anonym
- Greek: ανώνυμος
- Italian: anonimo
- Japanese: 匿名の
- Korean: 익명의
- Norwegian: anonym
- Polish: anonimowy
- European Portuguese: anónimo
- Romanian: anonim
- Russian: безымянный
- Spanish: anónimo
- Swedish: anonym
- Thai: นิรนาม
- Turkish: anonim
- Ukrainian: анонімний
- Vietnamese: giấu tên
Definition of anonymous from the Collins English Dictionary
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