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smart card

noun [C]
 
 
( UK also chip card) IT
a small plastic card that is used to make payments or to hold personal information electronically so that it can be read by a computer system: Orders are now placed and paid for using electronic smart cards. All staff are issued with smart cards that give them access to the high security area.
Translations of “smart card”
in Chinese (Traditional) 智慧卡…
in Russian смарт-карта…
in Turkish akıllı kart…
in Chinese (Simplified) 智能卡…
in Polish karta chipowa…
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