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alias

preposition uk   us   /ˈeɪ.li.əs/
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   us   /ˈeɪ.li.əs/
a false name, especially one used by a criminal: He travels under (= using) an alias.
Translations of “alias”
in Arabic اسْم مُستعار…
in Korean 가명…
in Malaysian nama lain…
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 Vietnamese bí danh…
in Spanish seudónimo…
in Portuguese nome de guerra, nome de vulgo, alcunha…
in Thai นามแฝง…
in German der Deckname…
in Catalan àlies…
in Japanese 偽名, 仮名…
in Indonesian nama palsu, nama lain…
in Chinese (Simplified) 又名,亦名, 化名为…
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