nee

or née

[ ney ]
/ neɪ /
|

adjective

born (placed after the name of a married woman to introduce her maiden name): Madame de Staël, nee Necker.

Origin of nee

1750–60; < French, feminine of (past participle of naître to be born) ≪ Latin nātus (see native)

Definition for neer (2 of 2)

ne'er

[ nair ]
/ nɛər /

adverb Literary.

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British Dictionary definitions for neer (1 of 2)

née

nee

/ (neɪ) /

adjective

indicating the maiden name of a married womanMrs Bloggs née Blandish

Word Origin for née

C19: from French: past participle (fem) of naître to be born, from Latin nascī

British Dictionary definitions for neer (2 of 2)

ne'er

/ (nɛə) /

adverb

a poetic contraction of never
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