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English definition of “green card”

green card

noun [C] uk   us  

green card noun [C] (WORK)

a document giving someone who is not a US citizen permission to live and work in the US

green card noun [C] (CAR)

UK a document that insures your car against accidents (= protects you financially if you have a car accident) when travelling in other countries
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