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English definition of “provisional licence”

provisional licence

noun [C]     UK (US learner's permit)
an official document that a person has to have when they are learning to drive Driving and operating road vehiclesOfficial documents
(Definition of provisional licence noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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