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identity card

noun [C] uk   ( also ID card) us  
B1 an official document or card with your name, date of birth, photograph, or other information on it that proves who you are
Translations of “identity card”
in Korean 신분증…
in Arabic بِطاقة هويّة…
in Portuguese carteira de identidade…
in Catalan carnet d’identitat…
in Japanese 身分証明カード…
in Italian carta d’identità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身分證…
in Russian удостоверение личности…
in Turkish kimlik kartı, hüviyet cüzdanı, nüfus kağıdı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身份证…
in Polish dowód tożsamości…
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