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"aka" in British English

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aka

uk   us   /ˌeɪ.keɪˈeɪ/
abbreviation for also ​known as: used when someone has another ​name: James Brown, aka the "Godfather of Soul"
(Definition of aka from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aka" in American English

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aka

 us   /ˈeɪˌkeɪˈeɪ/
abbreviation for also ​known as (= having as another ​name): James Brown, aka "the Godfather of Soul," is one of my ​musicalheroes.
(Definition of aka from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aka" in Business English

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aka

abbreviation for also known as: used when someone or something has another ​name: the Television Bureau of Advertising (aka the TVB)
(Definition of aka from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aka”
in Chinese (Simplified) 又名,亦称…
in Turkish ayrıca şöyle de bilinir anlamında kısaltma…
in Russian известный также как…
in Chinese (Traditional) 又名,亦稱…
in Polish alias…
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