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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)

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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)
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