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née

also nee  (nā)
adj.
1. Born. Used to indicate the maiden name of a married woman.
2. Formerly known as.

[French, feminine past participle of naître, to be born, from Old French naistre, from Latin nāscī; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

née

(neɪ) or

nee

adj
indicating the maiden name of a married woman: Mrs Bloggs née Blandish.
[C19: from French: past participle (fem) of naître to be born, from Latin nascī]

nee

or née

(neɪ)

adj.
born (used to introduce the maiden name of a married woman): Mrs. Jones, nee Berg.
[1750–60; < French, feminine of (past participle of naître to be born) < Latin nātus (see native)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nee - (meaning literally `born') used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman; "Hillary Clinton nee Rodham"
heritable, inheritable - capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"

nee

adjective born, previously, formerly Linda McCartney, nee Eastman
Translations
المَوْلودَه
rozená
født
o.s.omaa sukua
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rodená

née

[neɪ] ADJ Mary Green, née SmithMary Green, de soltera Smith

née

[ˈneɪ] adj
née Scott → née Scott

née

adj Mrs Smith, née JonesFrau Smith, geborene Jones

née

[neɪ] adjnata
Mary Green neé Smith → Mary Green nata Smith

née

(nei) adjective
born; used to state what a woman's name was before she married. Mrs Jane Brown, née Black.