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The chemical element neon.

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Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌimpyəˈdisitē
lack of modesty

There are 3 definitions of Ne in English:


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1Nebraska (in official postal use).
1.1New England.
1.2North-east or north-eastern: NE Japan four miles NE of Birmingham

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There are 3 definitions of Ne in English:


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Pronunciation: /neɪ


Originally called; born (used before the name by which a man was originally known): Al Kelly, né Kabish
More example sentences
  • Jean-Pierre Melville, né Grumbach, took his name from his favourite author.
  • Ron Oddyssey, né Ronald Edward Keller of Melbourne, was someone I knew in college and am still looking for to this day.
  • Koning, né Koningsberger, escaped the Nazi occupation of The Netherlands in 1940 by fleeing to Britain.


1930s: French, literally 'born', masculine past participle of naître; compare with née.

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