old identity

old identity

n
NZ a person known for a long time in the one locality
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In its place, a new sense that the state exists to protect natives from immigrants, the prosperous from the bums, and the old identity from challenges posed by new ones.
Then Margaret Thatcher arrived, and with her, Leonard said, "there was a last gasp of this old identity - an ethnic, exclusively white and backward-looking version of Englishness".
Since the group's core idea was that the "addict" personality was marked by "character defects," Synanon aimed to eradicate it by brute force: shouting abuse at participants for hours and even days on end, spitting in people's faces, humiliating them by making them dress in diapers or drag, and combining food deprivation, sleep deprivation, and relentless confrontation in an attempt to erase a person's old identity.
Josoor Institute's new identity retains a strong common thread with the old identity.
Realizing that there is somebody who knows his old identity, he said, "Get away from me, and leave me alone," and fled the room.
3 -- Inspirria Cloudtech, which is the first of its kind Cloud Service Broker (CSB) or Cloud Aggregator in the country, has unveiled its new branded website, logo from its old identity Aashna Cloudtech as part of the global corporate rebranding initiative.
She starts to regret her choice, but soon realizes that returning to her old identity is no longer a valid option.
She leads readers through the process of developing their understanding of identity, comprehending how it is possible to change, acknowledging and grieving for their old identity, recognizing and accepting who they are now, imagining who they want to be in the future, and identifying obstacles and finding solutions.
The old identity looked dated and didn't look confident.
For the woman she lets go of her old identity and adopts a new one.
This troublesome confusion affecting the character is very ingeniously interpreted by Jean-Louis Bonnat: Spifame "looks in the audience for the person of his old identity, that of Raoul Spifame, his own counterpart, real and detached from this counterpart, the ideal image of king Henri II, in which he will be embodied from now on".