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"identification" in British English

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identificationnoun [U]

uk   /aɪˌden.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /aɪˌden.t̬ə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
B2 the act of recognizing and naming someone or something: Most of the bodies were badly burned, making identification almost impossible.
A2 also ID an official document that shows or proves who you are: We were asked to show some identification before the security guards would let us in.

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identificationnoun [U]

us   /ɑɪˌdent·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
the ability to name or recognize someone or something: Identification of the victims of the plane crash still is not complete.
Identification is also proof of who someone or something is, usually in the form of documents: We were asked to show identification at the airport check-in.
(Definition of identification from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"identification" in Business English

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identificationnoun

uk   /aɪˌdentɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ us  
[U] an official card or document with your name and photograph or other information on it, used for proving who you are: provide/show identification To open a new account, the bank will require you to show four pieces of identification. Please can I see some identification? identification card/number/papers
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[C or U] the process of recognizing someone or something, and stating or proving who or what they are: A strict legal injunction was issued banning the publication of any material that might lead to the identification of the witnesses.form/means/proof of identification You will be asked to show your passport as proof of identification.
(Definition of identification from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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