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"passport" in British English

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passportnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɑːs.pɔːt/  us   /ˈpæs.pɔːrt/
A2 an official document containing personal information and usually a photograph that allows a person to travel to foreign countries and to prove who they are: Many refugees have arrived at the border without passports. He was a German, travelling on a Swiss passport. passport control (= the examining of travellers' passports) a passport photo
a passport to sth
C2 a certain way of getting something you want: Many students opt for business studies simply because it sounds like a passport to a good job. Beauty alone can be a passport to success.

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

"passport" in American English

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passportnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpæsˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
an official document provided by the government of a particular country which shows that the owner is a citizen of that country and allows that person to travel to foreign countries
(Definition of passport from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"passport" in Business English

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passportnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɑːspɔːt/  us   /ˈpæspɔːt/
an official document containing personal information and a photograph, which allows you to travel to foreign countries and proves who you are: a passport photo
a passport to sth
a very effective way of getting something you want: Many students opt for business studies simply because it sounds like a passport to a good job. A degree from that university is seen as a passport to success.
(Definition of passport from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “passport”
in Korean 여권…
in Arabic جَواز سَفَر…
in Malaysian pasport…
in French passeport…
in Russian паспорт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 護照…
in Italian passaporto…
in Turkish pasaport…
in Polish paszport…
in Spanish pasaporte…
in Vietnamese hộ chiếu…
in Portuguese passaporte…
in Thai หนังสือเดินทาง…
in German der Paß…
in Catalan passaport…
in Japanese パスポート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 护照…
in Indonesian paspor…
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