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Identikit

noun [C] uk   /aɪˈden.tɪ.kɪt/ us    /-t̬ə-/ UK trademark
a picture of the face of someone who the police want to question, usually because that person is thought to have been involved in a crime. The picture is made from a collection of drawings of noses, eyes, ears, etc. and is based on the descriptions of witnesses to the crime: an Identikit picture Police have issued an Identikit of the man they want to question. Relating to detection and solving crimesPictures
(Definition of Identikit noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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