Definition of identifier
: one that identifies
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Beyond Oregon, where residents will be able to select a nonbinary identifier starting July 3, only California has a bill under consideration to add the option to state IDs.
Investigators are focusing on what could have motivated him by talking to family members, friends and coworkers, and looking into whether there are identifiers on social media.
The government has been trying (and failing) to lessen the dependence on the identifiers for nearly half a century.
The new identifier will be 11 characters long and will include letters and numbers.
Jeffrey Lewis, an expert in North Korean rocketry at the Middlebury Institute, noted last year that Washington had given two kinds of submarine missiles — one fueled by liquids, and a newer one by solids — the same identifier code.
Sara Hirschhorn: This group of Americans were the highest Jewish and Zionist identifiers of their generation.
Identity theft •A resident of the 100 block of Beverly Lane told police May 9 that someone opened a credit card using the resident's personal identifiers.
Louisiana law defines a hate crime as someone being targeted due to their race, ethnicity or gender -- among other identifiers -- and then victimized of specific crimes such as murder, manslaughter, battery or aggravated assault with a firearm.
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