See also: nee and ñee

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French née (born, feminine singular)

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AdjectiveEdit

née (not comparable)

  1. Used when giving the maiden name of a woman.
    Mrs Smith, née Jones
  2. Used when giving a former name. Originally known as.
    Since the name change, Butch (née Frances) seems more tough and self-assured.

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Usage notesEdit

  • In the original French, the masculine form should be used when the subject is masculine. In English, this distinction is usually followed.

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VerbEdit

née f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of naître ("to be born")