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English definition of “identify sb/sth with sth”

identify sb/sth with sth

phrasal verb with identify     /aɪˈden.tɪ.faɪ/ US  /-t̬ə-/ verb [T]
to believe that someone or something is closely connected or involved with something: Many football fans are unfairly identified with violent behaviour .Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningIdentifying
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