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code namenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​special word or ​name that is used ​instead of the ​realname of someone or something to ​keep the ​realnamesecret: Her ​codename is "Running Bear".
code-name
verb [T] uk   /ˈkəʊd.neɪm/  us   /ˈkoʊd-/
[+ noun] We've code-named the new ​project "Entropy".
(Definition of code name from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 代號…
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