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driving licence

noun [C]
 
 
UK ( US driver's license) TRANSPORT
a document that shows that someone has official permission to drive a vehicle, which they have received after passing a driving test: If you haven't got a current passport or driving licence it is almost impossible to open an account. The National Driver Register is used for commercial driver's license applicants, primarily truck drivers.
Translations of “driving licence”
in Korean 운전 면허증…
in Arabic رُخْصة قيادة…
in Portuguese carteira de motorista…
in Catalan permís de conduir…
in Japanese 運転免許証…
in Italian patente di guida…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駕駛執照,駕駛證…
in Russian водительские права…
in Turkish sürücü belgesi, şoför ehliyeti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驾驶执照,驾驶证…
in Polish prawo jazdy…
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