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prep. abbreviation for "also known as" when someone uses different initials, a nickname, a maiden or married name. Example: Harold G. Snodgrass, a.k.a. Harry Snodgrass, a.k.a. H. G. Snodgrass, a.k.a. "Snuffy the Snod."

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abbreviation for ‘also known as’, which in Scottish practice is inserted in complaints to show the accused's use of another name. See ALIAS.
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