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work permitnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɜːk pəˌmɪt/ us   /ˈwɝːk pɚˌmɪt/
an official document that gives permission to someone who is foreign to work in a country
(Definition of work permit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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work permitnoun [C]

uk   us   LAW, HR
an official document that allows a foreigner to work in a country for a particular period: get/have/need a work permit I did not need a work permit as I was born in the UK. Skilled workers have long been able to apply for work permits. This law would allow immigrants to come into the U.S. on a work permit for a period of years. He had been able to meet his labor needs only by using temporary work permits. The government refused to extend his work permit.
(Definition of work permit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “work permit”
in Chinese (Simplified) (允许某人在国外工作的)工作许可证…
in Chinese (Traditional) (允許某人在國外工作的)工作許可證…
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