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given namenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɪv.ən ˌneɪm/  us   /ˈɡɪv.ən ˌneɪm/ (also first name)
the ​name that is ​chosen for you at ​birth and is not ​yourfamilyname: Her ​familyname is Smith and her given ​names are Mary Elizabeth.
(Definition of given name from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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given namenoun [C]

your first name
(Definition of given name from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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