Meaning of “identity parade” in the English Dictionary

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"identity parade" in British English

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identity paradenoun [ C ]

uk /aɪˈden.tɪ.ti pəˌreɪd/ us /aɪˈden.t̬ə.t̬i pəˌreɪd/ UK US line-up

a row of people, including a person who is believed to have committed a crime, who are shown to a witness (= person who saw the crime) to find out if the witness recognizes that person

(Definition of “identity parade” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)