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ahy den tuh tee

  • n  the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
    you can lose your identity when you join the army
  • n  the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
    geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it
    it was too dark to determine his identity
    she guessed the identity of his lover
  • n  an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
    the identity under numerical multiplication is 1
  • n  exact sameness
    they shared an identity of interests

  • Mexico's independence from Spain and new focus on building a national identity on the idea of mestizaje, or mixed race, drove African Mexicans into invisibility as leaders chose not .
  • The identity thieves are out there - and someone could be spying on you.
  • Does nature or nurture decide who you are? Gish Jen dissects the question of identity, and what it is to be--and not be--Chinese.
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  • Lorik Cana in Durham Times
    He said: "Since the first day I arrived I've had an amazing story with Sunderland. I knew I would find the kind of club and support I needed to play my game. The people here love their club, they have passion and a proper identity. I gave my all for...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in
    In our country, we cannot accept that women be prisoners behind a screen, cut off from all social life, deprived of all identity,he said in June 2009, in the first presidential address in 136 years to a joint session of France's two houses of...
  • Barack Obama in New York Daily News
    Obama, during the 30-minute telephone chat, said his "unequivocal view was that BP was a multinational global company and that frustration about the oil spill had nothing to do with national identity."

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