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work permit

noun [C] uk   us  
an official document that gives permission to someone who is foreign to work in a country
Translations of “work permit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (允許某人在國外工作的)工作許可證…
in Chinese (Simplified) (允许某人在国外工作的)工作许可证…
(Definition of work permit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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