driving licence

driving licence
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 is almost impossible to open an account.


The National Driver Register is used for commercial driver's license applicants, primarily truck drivers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • 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 n BrE an official document or card that says that you are legally allowed to drive American Equivalent: driver s license …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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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