Definition of driving licence in English:

driving licence

(North American driver's license)

noun

  • A document permitting a person to drive a motor vehicle.

    ‘I've got a full, clean driving licence’
    • ‘I know we have a learner's permit instead of a full driver's license.’
    • ‘In the old days, before calling the station, the officer walked up to the car to collect the driver's license and registration.’
    • ‘You don't need a special driver's license and you do not need to pay road tax or registration.’
    • ‘Right now applicants submit proof of work eligibility using any number of documents, including a driver's license.’
    • ‘These will include a driver's license, your personal proof of insurance and a major credit card.’
    • ‘While we are in that area, we'll make a stop at Motor Vehicle and renew my driver's license, which expired almost a year ago.’
    • ‘That means it is not necessary to secure a commercial driver's license to operate one.’
    • ‘Once you get a driver's license, you can drive your car anywhere that is open to the public.’
    • ‘If this is possible, what would we use on our marriage license, driver's licenses, credit cards and bank accounts?’
    • ‘Going to get a driver's license or getting a green card is as experience you will never forget.’
    • ‘Several hundred ‘documented’ and ‘undocumented’ workers attended, demanding driver's licenses and blanket amnesty.’
    • ‘You don't need a driver's license to drive a golf cart on the course, but you do need some common sense and a great deal of respect for the course and the players around you.’
    • ‘He has a work permit, a driver's license and a social security card - all legally issued.’
    • ‘While the smaller models, under 3.5 tons, do not require a special driver's license, the larger models do.’
    • ‘And that is a very different type of function than we currently permit with a driver's license.’
    • ‘We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.’
    • ‘First of all, the traffic police intercepted our car and asked the driver to produce his driver's license and registration.’
    • ‘States will not be allowed - as 11 of them currently do - to issue driver's licenses without proof of ‘lawful presence’ in the country.’
    • ‘The officers stopped the truck and asked to see the driver's license and vehicle ownership documents.’
    • ‘Do we want to know if the driver that is driving next to us on the freeway has a driver's license and has auto insurance?’

Pronunciation:

driving licence

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