driving licence

driving licence
'driving .licence
BrE an official document or card that says that you are legally allowed to drive
American Equivalent: driver's license

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  • driving licence — UK US noun [C] 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • driving licence — driving licences N COUNT A driving licence is a card showing that you are qualified to drive because you have passed a driving test. [BRIT] Syn: driver s licence (in AM, use driver s license) …   English dictionary

  • driving licence — driving ,licence noun count BRITISH a DRIVER S LICENSE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • driving licence — is the form in BrE, and driver s license is the form in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • driving licence — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms driving licence : singular driving licence plural driving licences British an official document that you need in order to drive. The American word is driver s license I need to apply for a new driving licence.… …   English dictionary

  • driving licence — n. (BE) 1) to issue a driving licence 2) to revoke; suspend a driving licence * * * suspend a driving licence (BE) to issue a driving licence to revoke …   Combinatory dictionary

  • driving licence — noun a license authorizing the bearer to drive a motor vehicle • Syn: ↑driver s license, ↑driver s licence, ↑driving license • Hypernyms: ↑license, ↑licence, ↑permit * * * noun, pl ⋯ cences [count] …   Useful english dictionary

  • driving licence — (BrE) (AmE driver s license) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ valid ▪ current ▪ clean (esp. BrE) ▪ full (BrE) ▪ commercial …   Collocations dictionary

  • driving licence — / draɪvɪŋ ˌlaɪs(ə)ns/ noun the official document which shows someone is legally allowed to drive a car, a truck or other vehicle ● Applicants for the job should hold a valid driving licence. (NOTE: the American English is driver’s license) …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • driving licence — ➡ driving * * * …   Universalium

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