Until he does, there will be a certain bitter irony in his often expressed, and oft-cited, identification with the poor.
A pharmacist told her the medication was for women—and her identification still listed her as a male.
The strain, dubbed HO41 has landed just two years after first identification in Japan in 2011.
1640s, "treating of a thing as the same as another," from French identification, probably from identifier (see identify). Sense of "becoming or feeling oneself one with another" is from 1857. Sense of "determination of identity" is from 1859. Meaning "object or document which marks identity" is from 1947 (short for identification tag, card, etc.).
identification i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion (ī-děn'tə-fĭ-kā'shən)
A person's association with the qualities, characteristics, or views of another person or group.
An unconscious process by which a person transfers the response appropriate to a particular person or group to a different person or group.