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a·non·y·mize

 (ə-nŏn′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. a·non·y·mized, a·non·y·miz·ing, a·non·y·miz·es
To make anonymous, especially by removing or preventing access to names: medical records that were anonymized for use in a study.


a·non′y·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
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anonymize

(əˈnɒnɪˌmaɪz) or

anonymise

vb
(tr) to carry out or organize in such a way as to preserve anonymity: anonymized AIDS screening.
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