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passport

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɑːs.pɔːt/  us   /ˈpæs.pɔːrt/
A2 an official document containing personal information and usually a photograph that allows a person to travel to foreign countries and to prove who they are: Many refugees have arrived at the border without passports. He was a German, travelling on a Swiss passport. passport control (= the examining of travellers' passports) a passport photoa passport to sth C2 a certain way of getting something you want: Many students opt for business studies simply because it sounds like a passport to a good job. Beauty alone can be a passport to success.
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Translations of “passport”
in Arabic جَواز سَفَر…
in Korean 여권…
in Malaysian pasport…
in French passeport…
in Turkish pasaport…
in Italian passaporto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 護照…
in Russian паспорт…
in Polish paszport…
in Vietnamese hộ chiếu…
in Spanish pasaporte…
in Portuguese passaporte…
in Thai หนังสือเดินทาง…
in German der Paß…
in Catalan passaport…
in Japanese パスポート…
in Indonesian paspor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 护照…
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