anonymous
of a name, nomenclatural act or work whose authorship is not stated. Also where the identity of an author cannot be determined from the work itself

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  • Anonymous — may refer to:*Anonymity, a person whose name and other personally identifiable information is not known. **Anonymous work, art or literature, that have an anonymous, undisclosed, or unknown creator or author. *Anonymous (group), the collective… …   Wikipedia

  • Anonymous — (englisch: anonym, namenlos, ungenannt) bezeichnet: Anonymous (Band), Punk Rock Band aus Andorra Anonymous (Kollektiv), weltweit operierendes Kollektiv Anonymous, Originaltitel eines deutschen Historienfilms von Roland Emmerich, siehe Anonymus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anonymous — • She sits in an anonymous hotel lobby in central London having fled Russia to seek political asylum in Britain Independent, 2007. Anonymous is so widely used in its extended meaning ‘having no distinguishing or remarkable features’, making it a… …   Modern English usage

  • Anonymous — A*non y*mous, a. [Gr. ? without name; an priv. + ?, Eol. for ? name. See {Name}.] Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous pamphlet or letter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anonymous — I adjective authorless, bearing no name, having no acknowledged name, incognito, innominate, nameless, of unknown authorship, secret, sine nomine, unacknowledged, unclaimed, undesignated, unidentified, unknown, unnamed, unsigned, unspecified,… …   Law dictionary

  • anonymous — (adj.) c.1600, from L.L. anonymus, from Gk. anonymos without a name, from an without (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + onyma, Æolic dialectal form of onoma name (see NAME (Cf. name)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • anonymous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not identified by name; of unknown identity. 2) lacking character; featureless. DERIVATIVES anonymity noun anonymously adverb. ORIGIN Greek an numos nameless …   English terms dictionary

  • anonymous — [ə nän′ə məs] adj. [LL anonymus < Gr anōnymos < an , without + onyma, NAME] 1. with no name known or acknowledged 2. given, written, etc. by a person whose name is withheld or unknown 3. not easily distinguished from others or from one… …   English World dictionary

  • Anonymous — Para otros usos de este término, véase Anonymous (desambiguación). Anonymous Una de las banderas del movimiento. El hombre sin cabeza y traje formal representa la ausencia de líderes o dirigentes. Lema …   Wikipedia Español

  • anonymous — 01. Zeta received an [anonymous] love letter, but she s pretty sure it s from a guy in her English class. 02. The note was simply signed [anonymous] , so we don t know who it is from. 03. An [anonymous] benefactor has donated over $100,000 to the …   Grammatical examples in English

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