Definition of 'passport'
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Police said that when he was found he was carrying a large sum of money and his passport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The figures show that almost 600 passports or supporting documents were sent to the wrong address or completely disappeared last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Passport Office officials will check that photos match the pictures on their database and can be read by facial recognition machines at airports. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pilot schemes in various areas of the country will require voters to show a driving licence, passport or utility bill before they can cast a vote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The officials were from passport control and went on board to process the immigration formalities speedily. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These can be either a valid passport or driving licence. The Sun (2014)The scout has disappeared with their passport and their money. The Sun (2015)She needs her passport back for a job interview. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The winner is responsible for all necessary documents including valid passports and visas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will mean millions more passports being handed out. The Sun (2008)She said staff always asked for a driving licence or passport before handing over cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Officers found fingerprints in his old room and passport application documents. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Each explorer will be given their own passport to be stamped as tasks are completed along the way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Phone buyers would have to present a passport or other official form of identification at the point of purchase. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You will need a passport photograph. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a relief and rather an anticlimax when the yawning official stamped my passport without a single glance at my stuff. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)She insisted she was free to enter the country using another passport granted by a European country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The royal prerogative is also being used to deny people a British passport. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He told the French consul that he had lost his passport and was given a new one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Once in the country, their passports disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The father of eight was stripped of his British passport but appealed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were left with no money, passports or driving licences. The Sun (2014)Language offers a passport into a country 's literature and culture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So does she feel as British as her passport these days? Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was denied access to the witness protection programme but got two passports with false names, intelligence sources said. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I recently remarried and went into the post office to find out about changing the name on my passport. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That would mean passport checks. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'passport'
British English: passport /ˈpɑːspɔːt/ NOUN
Your passport is an official document which you need to show when you enter or leave a country.
You should take your passport with you when changing money.
- American English: passport
- Arabic: جَوَازُ سَفَرٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: passaporte
- Chinese: 护照
- Croatian: putovnica
- Czech: cestovní pas
- Danish: pas legitimation
- Dutch: paspoort
- European Spanish: pasaporte
- Finnish: passi
- French: passeport
- German: Reisepass
- Greek: διαβατήριο
- Italian: passaporto
- Japanese: パスポート
- Korean: 여권 비자
- Norwegian: pass
- Polish: paszport
- European Portuguese: passaporte
- Romanian: pașaport
- Russian: паспорт
- Spanish: pasaporte
- Swedish: pass legitimation
- Thai: หนังสือเดินทาง
- Turkish: pasaport
- Ukrainian: паспорт
- Vietnamese: hộ chiếu
Definition of passport from the Collins English Dictionary
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