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driving licencenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ ˌlaɪ.səns/  us   /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ ˌlaɪ.səns/ UK (US driver's license, Australian English driver's licence)
A2 official permission for someone to drive a car, received after passing a driving test, or a document showing this

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(Definition of driving licence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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driving licencenoun [C]

uk   us   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)
Translations of “driving licence”
in Arabic رُخْصة قيادة…
in Korean 운전 면허증…
in Portuguese carteira de motorista…
in Catalan permís de conduir…
in Japanese 運転免許証…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驾驶执照,驾驶证…
in Turkish sürücü belgesi, şoför ehliyeti…
in Russian водительские права…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駕駛執照,駕駛證…
in Italian patente di guida…
in Polish prawo jazdy…
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