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smart cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallplasticcard that is used to make ​payments and to ​storepersonalinformation, and can be ​read when ​connected to a ​computersystem
(Definition of smart card from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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smart cardnoun [C]

uk   us   (UK also chip card) IT
a ​smallplasticcard that is used to make ​payments or to ​holdpersonalinformationelectronically so that it can be read by a ​computersystem: Orders are now ​placed and ​paid for using ​electronicsmartcards. All ​staff are ​issued with ​smartcards that give them ​access to the high ​securityarea.
(Definition of smart card from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smart card”
in Chinese (Simplified) 智能卡…
in Turkish akıllı kart…
in Russian смарт-карта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 智慧卡…
in Polish karta chipowa…
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