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pseudonymnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsjuː.də.nɪm/  us   /ˈsuː.də.nɪm/
a ​name someone uses ​instead of ​theirrealname, ​especially on a written ​work: She writes under a pseudonym. George Orwell was a pseudonym - his ​realname was Eric Blair.
pseudonymous
adjective uk   /sjuːˈdɒn.ɪ.məs/  us   /suːˈdɑː.nɪ-/ formal
pseudonymous ​literature
(Definition of pseudonym from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pseudonymnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsu·dənˌɪm/
a ​name that someone uses ​instead of his or her ​realname, esp. on a written ​work: Samuel Clemens used the pseudonym Mark Twain.
(Definition of pseudonym from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pseudonym”
in Korean 필명, 가명…
in Arabic اسم مُستَعار…
in Malaysian nama samaran…
in French pseudonyme…
in Russian псевдоним…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筆名, 假名…
in Italian pseudonimo…
in Turkish takma ad…
in Polish pseudonim…
in Spanish seudónimo…
in Vietnamese bút danh…
in Portuguese pseudônimo…
in Thai นามปากกา…
in German das Pseudonym…
in Catalan pseudònim…
in Japanese ペンネーム, 偽名…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笔名, 假名…
in Indonesian nama samaran…
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