Meaning of “née” in the English Dictionary

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"née" in British English

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néeadjective

uk /neɪ/ us /neɪ/

used after a woman's married name to introduce the family name by which she was known before she married:

Elaine Gibson (née Gillett)

(Definition of “née” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"neé" in American English

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neéadjective [ not gradable ]

us /neɪ/

used after a woman’s married name to show the family name by which she was known before she married:

Anne Timberlake, neé Logan

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