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"driving licence" in British English

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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 officialpermission for someone to ​drive a ​car, ​received after ​passing a ​drivingtest, or a ​documentshowing 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 ​officialpermission to ​drive a ​vehicle, which they have received after ​passing a ​drivingtest: If you haven't got a ​currentpassport or ​drivinglicence it is almost impossible to ​open an ​account. The National Driver Register is used for ​commercial driver's ​licenseapplicants, primarily ​truckdrivers.
(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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