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  • Last Name — Single par Carrie Underwood extrait de l’album Carnival Ride Sortie 8 avril 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • last name — last ,name noun count * the name that you share with the other members of your family and in English is at the end of your full name. British usually surname …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • last name — n especially AmE a ↑surname …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • last name — last′ name′ n. surname 1) • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • last name — ► NOUN ▪ one s surname …   English terms dictionary

  • last name — n. SURNAME …   English World dictionary

  • Last name —    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a man’s last name was probably the term by which he was most often addressed. Such usage has largely given way in modern times to use of his first name. It was always much rarer for a woman to be… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • last name — noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member s given name) • Syn: ↑surname, ↑family name, ↑cognomen • Hypernyms: ↑name • Hyponyms: ↑maiden name * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Last Name — Infobox Single Name = Last Name Artist = Carrie Underwood from Album = Carnival Ride B side = Released = April 8, 2008 (U.S.) Format = CD single, digital download Recorded = 2007 Genre = Country pop Length = 4:02 Label = Arista Nashville Writer …   Wikipedia

  • Last name, Mr —    The ‘Mr’ was formerly an abbreviation of ‘Master’. Between the late sixteenth century and the beginning of the eighteenth century the pronunciation of ‘Master’ when used before a family name slowly changed to ‘Mister’, and a new word was… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • last name — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms last name : singular last name plural last names the name that you share with the other members of your family. In English it is at the end of your full name. The usual British word is surname …   English dictionary


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