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Polish translation of “name”

name

noun
 
 
/neɪm/
A1 [C] the word or group of words that is used to refer to a person, thing, or place
imię, nazwisko, nazwa
What's your name? My name's Alexis. I can't remember the name of the street he lives on. He didn't mention her by name (= he did not say her name).Names and titles
in the name of sth If bad things are done in the name of something, they are done in order to help that thing succeed.
w imię czegoś
So much blood has been spilt in the name of religion.Goals and purposes
a bad/good name B2 If things or people have a bad/good name, people have a bad/good opinion of them.
zła/dobra sława lub reputacja, złe/dobre imię
Their behaviour gives us all a bad name.Reputation
call sb names to use impolite or unpleasant words to describe someone
przezywać kogoś , obrzucać kogoś wyzwiskami
Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
→ See also brand name, Christian name, family name, first name, last name, maiden name, middle name, make a name for yourself, the name of the game
(Definition of name noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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