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fingerprint

noun
     
fin‧ger‧print [countable]
a mark made by the pattern of lines at the end of a person's finger, which is used by the police to find out who has committed a crime:
His fingerprints were all over the gun.
He was careful not to leave any fingerprints.
The police questioned Beresford and took his fingerprints (=made a record of them).
fingerprint verb [transitive]

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