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Noun: positive identification
  1. Evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance
    "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"

Derived forms: positive identifications

Type of: ident [informal], identification