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Definition of anonymize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    anonymize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əˈnɑnəˌmaɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they anonymize
     
    he / she / it anonymizes
     
    past simple anonymized
     
    -ing form anonymizing
     
     
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  1. 1 anonymize something (technology) if you anonymize a test result, especially a medical test result, you remove any information that shows who it belongs to
  2. 2 anonymize something (computing) if you anonymize data that is sent or received over the Internet, you remove any information that identifies which particular computer that data originally came from
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: anonymize