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alias

adverb, noun [C]  /ˈeɪ·li·əs/ us  
a false name that someone is known by: He admitted that the name Rupert Sharp was an alias. Paul Sopworth, alias (= also known as) Rupert Sharp, went to prison today.
Translations of “alias”
in Korean 가명…
in Arabic اسْم مُستعار…
in French faux nom…
in Turkish özellikle suçlularca kullanılan sahte isim, takma ad…
in Italian pseudonimo, falso nome…
in Chinese (Traditional) 又名,亦名, 化名為…
in Russian кличка…
in Polish pseudonim…
in Spanish seudónimo…
in Portuguese nome de guerra, nome de vulgo, alcunha…
in German der Deckname…
in Catalan àlies…
in Japanese 偽名, 仮名…
in Chinese (Simplified) 又名,亦名, 化名为…
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