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pseu·do·nym

 (so͞od′n-ĭm′)
n.
A fictitious name, especially a pen name.

[French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnumon, neuter of pseudōnumos, falsely named : pseudēs, false; see pseudo- + onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

pseu′do·nym′i·ty n.
pseu·don′y·mous (so͞o-dŏn′ə-məs) adj.
pseu·don′y·mous·ly adv.
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pseudonym

(ˈsjuːdəˌnɪm)
n
a fictitious name adopted, esp by an author
[C19: via French from Greek pseudōnumon]
ˌpseudoˈnymity n
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pseu•do•nym

(ˈsud n ɪm)

n.
a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name.
[1840–50; < Greek pseudṓnymon false name]
pseu`do•nym′i•ty, n.
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pseudonym

a nom de plume or fictitious name, especially one used by an author to conceal his identity. Cf. allonymy. — pseudonymous, adj.
See also: Names
a nom de plume or fictitious name, especially one used by an author to conceal his identity. Cf. allonymy. — pseudonymous, adj.
See also: Authors
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseudonym - a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
stage name - the pseudonym of an actor
nom de plume, pen name - an author's pseudonym
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pseudonym

noun false name, alias, incognito, stage name, pen name, assumed name, nom de guerre, nom de plume, professional name Both plays were published under the pseudonym of Philip Dayre.
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Translations
إسْم مُسْتَعاراِسْمٌ مُسْتَعَار
pseudonym
pseudonym
salaniminimimerkkipseudonyymi
pseudonim
álnév
höfundarnafn, dulnefni
ペンネーム
가명
pseidonīms
pseudonympsevdonym
pseudonim
pseudonym
นามแฝง
bút danh

pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdənɪm] Nseudónimo m
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pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdənɪm] npseudonyme m
under a pseudonym → sous un pseudonyme
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pseudonym

nPseudonym nt
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pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdəˌnɪm] npseudonimo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pseudonym

(ˈsjuːdənim) noun
a false name used by an author. He wrote under a pseudonym.
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pseudonym

اِسْمٌ مُسْتَعَار pseudonym pseudonym Pseudonym ψευδώνυμο pseudónimo salanimi pseudonyme pseudonim pseudonimo ペンネーム 가명 pseudoniem pseudonym pseudonim pseudónimo, pseudônimo псевдоним pseudonym นามแฝง takma ad bút danh 笔名
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References in periodicals archive ?
A voter R picks a pseudoname pn and a password pw, computes [H.sub.R] = H(pw), encrypts (id, pn, H(pw)) using ([e.sub.B], [N.sub.B]), and sends it to a proxy creator.
Series of attempts by Fluhrer, Mantin and Shamir (also known as FMS), and later in 2004 a person under pseudoname KoreK made a second attempt and succeeded.