under cover of anonymity

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Definition of under cover of anonymity

: with the understanding that one's name will not be revealed an official speaking to a reporter under cover of anonymity

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“Under cover of anonymity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20cover%20of%20anonymity. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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