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    to garble

    Hey,

    let's say I have a document in which I blackened out certain passages containing confidential information.

    Would it also be correct to say 'garbled' instead of 'blackened out'?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: to garble

    Quote Originally Posted by Shenfeng View Post
    Hey,

    let's say I have a document in which I blackened out certain passages containing confidential information.

    Would it also be correct to say 'garbled' instead of 'blackened out'?

    Thanks.
    No, "to garble" means to mix up the words so as to make them unintelligable.

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    #3

    Re: to garble

    Your document was redacted to remove certain passages containing confidential information?

    What?

    Do you not believe in freedom of speech?

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    Re: to garble

    Quote Originally Posted by MASM View Post
    I don't think he's saying that, he probably don't want certain people to read his documents.
    Don't worry, I know this.

    I just offered an alternative word for "blackened-out" and showing its usage.

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