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English definition of “change of name”

change of name

noun [C or U]     (plural changes of name)
LAW a legal process in which a person officially changes their name : Print out a Change of Name form from the Social Security website .
(Definition of change of name noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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