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i·den·ti·ty

identity

 
 
pronunciation:
aI den tih ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word History
part of speech: noun
inflections: identities
definition: who a person is.
The police tried to find out the identity of the lost little girl.Your passport shows your identity.
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Identity comes from a Latin word that means "over and over again."