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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.
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pen namenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​namechosen by a ​writer to use ​instead of using his or her ​realname when ​publishingbooks
(Definition of pen name from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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