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Definition of Identical

Identical

  1. The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as, the identical person or thing.
  2. Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological.
  3. In diplomacy (esp. in the form identic), precisely agreeing in sentiment or opinion and form or manner of expression; -- applied to concerted action or language which is used by two or more governments in treating with another government.

Identical Quotations

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
Robert Orben

The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.
Alan Watts

I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.
Fran Lebowitz

Science has yet to isolate the Godiva Chocolate or Prada gene, but that doesn't mean your weakness for pricey swag isn't woven into your DNA. According to a new study of identical twins, it's less TV ads or Labor Day sales that make you buy the things you do than the tastes and temperaments that are already part of you at birth.
Jeffrey Kluger

Identical twins are ideal lab specimens for studying the difference between learned and inherited traits since they come from the womb preloaded with matching genetic operating systems. Any meaningful differences in their behaviors or personalities are thus likely to have been acquired, not innate.
Jeffrey Kluger
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Identical Translations

identical in Dutch is identiek
identical in French is identique
identical in German is identisch, gleichlautend, identisch
identical in Italian is identico
identical in Norwegian is identisk
identical in Swedish is identisk

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