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"work permit" in British English

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work permitnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​officialdocument 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 ​officialdocument that ​allows a foreigner to ​work in a country for a particular ​period: get/have/need a work permit I did not need a ​workpermit as I was born in the UK. Skilled ​workers have ​long been able to apply for ​workpermits. This ​law would ​allowimmigrants to come into the U.S. on a ​workpermit for a ​period of ​years. He had been able to ​meet his ​laborneeds only by using temporaryworkpermits. The ​governmentrefused to ​extend his ​workpermit.
(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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