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username

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈjuːzəneɪm/ (also user ID)
IT a name or other information that you enter, usually with a password (= a secret word, or series of letters and numbers) in order to use a computer system, website, etc.: We will send you your username and password in separate emails. → Compare log-in
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