[ ahy-den-tik, ih-den- ]
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  1. Diplomacy. (of action, notes, etc.) identical in form, as when two or more governments deal simultaneously with another government.

Origin of identic

1640–50; <Medieval Latin identicus the same, equivalent to Late Latin ident(itās) identity + -icus-ic

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British Dictionary definitions for identic


/ (aɪˈdɛntɪk) /

  1. diplomacy (esp of opinions expressed by two or more governments) having the same wording or intention regarding another power: identic notes

  2. an obsolete word for identical

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