Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “driving licence”

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.
(Definition of driving licence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of driving licence?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “driving licence” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More