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    the surname that a person is given when they are born

    An interesting debate was launched on Twitter when @KenSmith asked whether it was about time we droppedmaiden name” for the gender-neutralbirth name”.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/10/2015
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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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