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"Also known as" is a phrase which is often translated as "también conocido como", and "aka" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "alias". Learn more about the difference between "also known as" and "aka" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
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a. también conocido como
Today in my Latin American history class, we learned about Ernesto Guevara, also known as Che.Hoy en mi clase de la historia latinoamericana, aprendimos sobre Ernesto Guevara, también conocido como Che.
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (also known as)
a. alias
They captured Ismael Maldonado, aka "the American," in Nicaragua with $100,000 in cash.Capturaron a Ismael Maldonado, alias "el americano", en Nicaragua con $100,000 en efectivo.
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