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English definition of “L-plate”

L-plate

noun [C usually plural]   /ˈel.pleɪt/ UK
a square, white sign with a red letter L on it, fixed to the back and the front of a vehicle that is being driven by a person learning to driveSpecific signs and symbolsSigns, signals and symbolsThe exterior of vehicles
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