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identity

noun [C, U]
 
 
/aɪˈdentəti/
PERSON B2 who someone is: They promised to keep her identity secret. Police are trying to establish the identity of a woman seen walking away from the accident.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
DIFFERENT FROM B2 the things that make one person or group of people different from others: cultural/national identity Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
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