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identity

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1 the state of being exactly alike
  • although the covers of the two paperback editions of the novel are different, there's a complete identity in the texts

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2 the set of qualities that make a person different from other people
  • children begin to form their own identity by the age of two

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The first known use of identity was in 1545

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“Identity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/identity. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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