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card

noun [C]  us   /kɑrd/

card noun [C] (INFORMATION)

a small, rectangular piece of stiff paper or plastic with information on it that shows who you are or allows you to do something: a library/membership/business card I used my credit/debit/charge card to pay for the groceries.

card noun [C] (GAME)

(also playing card) one of a set of 52 small, rectangular pieces of stiff paper, each with a number or letter and one of four symbols printed on it, used in games: a deck of cards

card noun [C] (GREETING)

a rectangular piece of stiff paper, folded in half, usually with a picture on the front and often a message printed inside, sent on a special occasion: a birthday/anniversary/get-well card A card is also a postcard .

card

verb [T]  us   /kɑrd/ infml

card verb [T] (GET INFORMATION)

to ask someone to show you a document that shows how old the person is
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