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identify sb/sth with sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with identify   /aɪˈden.tɪ.faɪ/ us    /-t̬ə-/
to believe that someone or something is closely connected or involved with something: Many football fans are unfairly identified with violent behaviour.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningIdentifying
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