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alias

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈeɪliəs/
a false name, especially one used by a criminalNames and titles
Translations of “alias”
in Arabic اسْم مُستعار…
in Korean 가명…
in Malaysian nama lain…
in French faux nom…
in Turkish özellikle suçlularca kullanılan sahte isim, takma ad…
in Italian pseudonimo, falso nome…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指罪犯用的)化名,假名…
in Russian кличка…
in Polish pseudonim…
in Vietnamese bí danh…
in Spanish seudónimo…
in Portuguese nome de guerra, nome de vulgo, alcunha…
in Thai นามแฝง…
in German der Deckname…
in Catalan àlies…
in Japanese 偽名, 仮名…
in Indonesian nama palsu, nama lain…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指罪犯用的)化名,假名…
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