identify with sth

identify with sth
UK US identify with sth
Phrasal Verb with identify({{}}/aɪˈdentɪfaɪ/ verb [T]
to feel that you can support something: »

One reason why so many senior managers left was that they no longer identified with the company's stated mission.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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