identification parade

/aɪˌdɛntəfəˈkeɪʃən pəreɪd/ (say uy.dentuhfuh'kayshuhn puhrayd)

noun
a line-up of persons which contains one suspected of a crime and which is inspected by a victim, witness, etc., in order to identify the suspect.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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