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English definition of “alias”

alias

adverb, noun [C]    /ˈeɪ·li·əs/
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.
(Definition of alias adverb, noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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