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alias

preposition uk   /ˈeɪ.li.əs/ us  
used when giving the name that a person is generally known by, after giving their real name: Malcolm Little, alias Malcolm X

alias

noun [C] uk   /ˈeɪ.li.əs/ us  
a false name, especially one used by a criminal: He travels under (= using) an alias.
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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