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pen namenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpen ˌneɪm/  us   /ˈpen ˌneɪm/
a name chosen by a writer to use instead of using his or her real name when publishing books
(Definition of pen name from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pen namenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpen ˌneɪm/
an invented name used by a writer when he or she publishes something: C. L. Dodgson published under the pen name Lewis Carroll.
(Definition of pen name from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pen name”
in Arabic اسم شُهرة…
in Korean 필명…
in Portuguese pseudônimo literário…
in Catalan pseudònim…
in Japanese ペンネーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笔名…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筆名…
in Italian pseudonimo, nome d’arte…
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