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identity
American English: /ˌaɪˈdɛn(t)ədi/
British English: /ʌɪˈdɛntɪti/

Translation of identity in Spanish:

noun plural identities

  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (name) to prove one's identity
    demostrar su identidad
    you'll need some proof of identity
    necesitará algún documento que acredite su identidad
    it was a case of mistaken identity
    fue un caso de identificación equivocada
    Example sentences
    • In fact, her identity as a citizen in urban India is one that is minimally developed, if at all.
    • It doesn't matter that the joke is about mistaken identity or the fact that they're chasing the wrong vehicle - Atkinson can make you laugh at it anyway.
    • Being one of the king's personal guests had given them a special status despite the fact that their identities had yet to be given.
    1.2 (character) to lose one's identity
    perder la identidad
    personal/national/sexual identity
    identidad personal/nacional/sexual
    Example sentences
    • That is, what about people who deliberately disrupt the continuity that ordinarily characterizes our identity?
    • My appreciation of this country stems from the fact that our national identity is impossible to pin down.
    • What should be one of the most important facts of our national identity is instead one of the government's most closely guarded secrets!
  • 2 uncountable (Mathematics, Philosophy) an identity of interests
    una identidad or coincidencia de intereses
    Example sentences
    • Group theory studies not a single structure, but a type of structure, the pattern common to collections of objects with a binary operation, an identity element thereon, and inverses for each element.
    • First, among the operations there must be an identity element - an operation that leaves the system unchanged.
    • For example, the collection of integers under addition is a group (the identity element is 0), and groups occur throughout mathematics from geometry to combinatorics to cryptography.
    Example sentences
    • Identity and equality are two fundamental binary relations which relate expressions of a given type.
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