Definition of identity parade in English:

identity parade

Line breaks: iden|tity par¦ade

noun

British
  • A group of people including a suspect for a crime assembled for the purpose of having an eyewitness identify the suspect from among them.
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    • Indeed, inside the building there is a huge special hall intended for the use of, among other things, the Community Policing Forum, as well as for the identity parade of suspects.
    • They would also have appreciated that Mr Hackney could not be sure of the appellant's identity on an identity parade.
    • Having established that a murder had been committed to their own satisfaction if nobody else's, they proceeded to line up the suspects, like an identity parade.

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