Meaning of “aka” in the English Dictionary

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"aka" in British English

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aka

uk /ˌeɪ.keɪˈeɪ/ 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 musical heroes.

(Definition of “aka” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aka" in Business English

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aka

uk us

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)