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Definition of John Doe noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    John Doe

    NAmE//ˌdʒɑn ˈdoʊ//
    [usually singular]
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  1. 1a name used for a person whose name is not known or is kept secret, especially in a court of law
  2. 2an average man compare Jane Doe
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