Definitions

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  • adv. In an identical manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an identical manner; with respect to identity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an identical manner; with actual or intrinsic sameness: often followed by the same or alike to express absolute sameness or likeness in every particular: as, two identically worded notes; their views are identically the same or alike.
  • In algebra, for all values of the literal quantities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with complete identity; in an identical manner

Etymologies

identical +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Chapter 10 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes says a native Hawaiian is "any descendant of not less than one-half part of the races inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands previous to 1778," as defined by the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, "provided that the term identically refers to the descendants of such blood quantum of such aboriginal peoples which exercised sovereignty and subsisted in the Hawaiian Islands in 1778 and which peoples thereafter continued to reside in Hawaii."

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  • Two of them in identically worded complaints said the ads were "neither factual nor true."

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  • This even though the legislature has demonstrated, in another statute, that it can define the terms identically if it wants to: “gun case expressly made to contain a firearm.”

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  • All the drivers compete in identically prepared IROC Firebirds in the series sponsored by True Value.

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  • Perhaps even so no two nightingales curl their phrase identically, and one roulade differeth from another in glory.

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  • Somehow the idea of identically bound Pulitzer Prize winning volumes doesn't give me a cozy feel, but to each her own!

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  • In this case, the validity of our religiosity index as a general purpose gauge is bolstered by the fact that the same index, with questions worded identically, shows Muslims in Britain to have an extremely high level of religiosity.26 An index that is allegedly biased toward evangelical Protestants, Black Protestants, and Mormons in the United States could hardly also be biased toward Muslims in Britain.

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  • I pictured smiling sets of identically dressed doubles stationed around the city.

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  • An identically titled album by the UK group The Real Tuesday Weld will serve as the book's counterpart, a "soundtrack" that will feature 19 cuts ranging from thirties ballads through gypsy jazz, electro-swing and torch song to minimal electronica.

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  • And does not that capital account surplus identically create a current account deficit?

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