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green card

noun [C]
 
 
an official document allowing a foreigner to live and work in the US permanentlyOfficial documents
Translations of “green card”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, (美國)綠卡…
in Russian вид на жительство в США…
in Turkish (ABD) çalışma ve ikâmete imkân sağlayan yeşil kart…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, (美国)绿卡…
in Polish zielona karta…
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