card noun (PERMISSION)
B1 [ C ] a small, rectangular piece of card or plastic, often with your signature, photograph, or other information proving who you are, that allows you to do something, such as make a payment, get money from a bank, or enter a particular place:
- This credit card allows you to withdraw up to £200 a day from cash dispensers.
- Unfortunately, I didn't have my credit card with me or I'd certainly have bought it.
- Put your plastic card in the slot, and the machine will read it and identify who you are.
- Entry to the club is only permitted on production of a membership card.
- The introduction of identity cards has been opposed by the campaign for civil liberties.