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A

a.k.a.

a.k.a. = also known as ...

A.k.a. is used to introduce synonyms, pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, maiden names, etc. (Compare f.k.a. for "formerly known as".)

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Ad

Ad = "At", "Regarding", "With regard to".

From Latin ad.
ad- (preposition and prefix): to, toward, at, about.
Cognate with at.

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