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identity parade

noun [C] uk   UK ( US line-up) us  
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
Translations of “identity parade”
in Chinese (Traditional) (讓目擊者從中認出嫌疑犯的)辨認隊列…
in Chinese (Simplified) (让目击者从中认出嫌疑人的)辨认队列…
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