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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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'His mobility is impaired by an above-the-knee amputation,' he added.
The overall prevalence of above-the-knee amputation after TKA is estimated at 0.36% [17].
His doctors were strongly recommending above-the-knee amputation, but the patient opted to try chelation therapy first.
His medical history included above-the-knee amputation of the left leg due to a traffic accident.
RICHARD Whitehead switched from the marathon to the 200m for London 2012, but his double above-the-knee amputation meant he lost power on his crucial starts.