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username

[ yoo-zer-neym ]
/ ˈyu zərˌneɪm /
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noun Computers.

Also called login name, logon name, sign-in name, sign-on name . a unique sequence of characters used to identify a user and allow access to a computer system, computer network, or online account.
the part of an email address before the @ sign.

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Also called user ID .
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username
/ (ˈjuːzəˌneɪm) /

noun

computing a name that someone uses for identification purposes when logging onto a computer, using chatrooms, or as part of his or her e-mail address
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