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English definition of “surname”


noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.neɪm/ us    /ˈsɝː-/ (US usually last name, UK also second name)
A2 the name that you share with other members of your family; last name: Her first name is Sarah but I don't know her surname.Names and titles
(Definition of surname from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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