Translation of identity in Spanish:


identidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˌaɪˈdɛn(t)ədi/ /ʌɪˈdɛntɪti/

See Spanish definition of identidad

nounplural identities

  • 1

    • 1.1(name)

      identidad feminine
      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
      • 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.
      • All facts, including the identity of the killer, are assessed on the basis of a single criterion: the extent to which they serve their own cause.
      • There is also corroborating evidence from Interpol the documents provided by the couple to verify their Kola identity are in fact false.
      • ‘The very item of disguise meant to hide his identity has in fact given it away,’ he added.
      • I thought this would make people careful about concealing their true identities; in fact it led to more mayhem than I would have believed possible.
      • The homeless people, the mistaken identity, quite a few defenses at work here, and seeing what may or may not stick with this jury.
      • He initially gave a false name, but then revealed his true identity and the fact that he was banned from driving and had no insurance.
      • It's a tangled skein of mistaken identities and ordinary people caught up in extraordinary situations; call it Brothers on a Train.
      • In fact the identity of these ‘planners’ is never sufficiently investigated.
      • The only clue the police have to his identity is the fact that he appears to be a virtuoso stylophone player and only seems to be truly at ease when playing the magical instrument.
      • The fact that the identity of the vessel was known at the time the Japanese forces were dispatched to hunt down the sub was revealed over the ensuing days.
      • It was a widely known fact that the identity of the five most powerful superhumans was a closely guarded secret.
      • The claimant has to prove not merely his own identity but also the fact of his parents' marriage.
      • Costumes are in pastel shades and of Fifties vintage, witty in their matching detail for the tale of two sets of identical twins and multiple mistaken identities.
      • Mistaken identity, of course, has been the province of much postcolonial fiction.
      • Like the films they screen, the festival has its own share of ‘real-life’ high drama and plots based on mistaken identities.
      • What follows is a farrago of mistaken identities and gender reversals, a painful rip-off of Shakespeare in Love without any of the wit, charm or heart.
      • NBC has revealed the identities of the 18 contestants that will compete on The Biggest Loser's fourth season.

    • 1.2(character)

      identidad feminine
      to lose one's identity perder la identidad
      • personal/national/sexual identity identidad personal/nacional/sexual
      • 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!
      • Many people - most, in fact - shape their identities as partners of lovers who become spouses and fellow-parents.
      • One commonly observed facet of the gay scene is that people often seek to define their very identities by the fact that they go to certain venues.
      • Children thus formulate their identities in ways that make rural connections essential to both their ethnic and national identities as productive citizens.
      • Each stage in this progression apparently moves him from the status of hero to that of outcast, but in fact both identities are implicated in him from the very start.
      • So, when you get involved into the European community your sense of your own national identity is enhanced in fact.
      • However, the fact that some tribal identities do not survive into later centuries underlines the political volatility of the period.
      • One could argue, in fact, that ethnic identity itself is a way of talking about access to resources.
      • Understanding the myriad ways that Americans interacted with the world provides new insights into the construction of American literary and national identities.
      • The modern state mediates national, sexual and ethnic identities in the public sphere.
      • After nine decades, our national identity has changed dramatically.
      • Multiculturalism is a political ideology that has completely altered the demographic identity of this nation.
      • For decades, the national identity represented a progressive Utopia in her eyes.
      • The assumption is that the European nations have superior monocultural identities which are threatened by dark hordes who will destroy the democratic heart of the continent.
      • Identities explores the relationship of racial, ethnic and national identities and power hierarchies within national and global arenas.
      • History has proven that such integration movements on the whole have given new strength to national identities.
      • All over the world, youth are participating in movements against the same systems of power that threaten to manipulate the economic and social identities of whole nations.
      • There are ‘diasporas’ of all national and ethnic identities in most countries which have had substantial levels of immigration.

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    Mathematics Philosophy
    identidad feminine
    an identity of interests una identidad / coincidencia de intereses
    • 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.
    • The Lie algebra as a vector space can be identified with the tangent space at the identity element of the group.
    • When you use an operation to combine an identity with another number, that number stays the same.
    • Identity and equality are two fundamental binary relations which relate expressions of a given type.