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“driving licence” in British English

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driving licencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ ˌlaɪ.səns/ us /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ ˌlaɪ.səns/ UK US driver's license, Australian English driver's licence

A2 official permission for someone to drive a car, received after passing a driving test, or a document showing this

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(Definition of “driving licence” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“driving licence” in Business English

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driving licencenoun [ C ]

uk us UK US driver's license TRANSPORT

a document that shows that someone has official permission to drive a vehicle, which they have received after passing a driving test:

If you haven't got a current passport or driving licence it is almost impossible to open an account.
The National Driver Register is used for commercial driver's license applicants, primarily truck drivers.

(Definition of “driving licence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)