Definition of self-identification in English:

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[mass noun]
The assigning of a particular characteristic or categorization to oneself: self-identification by the old person as sick or inadequate political self-identification is a strong indicator of how people will vote
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  • Questions concerning parent ethnicity and self-identification are not scored, but can be used for ethnic categorization.
  • There are a number of factors that may keep men out of treatment, ranging from lack of self-identification to perceived stigma.
  • If you choose to meet offline at any point, your self-identification can lead to actual physical harm.
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