driver's license

noun
a permit, as one issued by a state's motor vehicle bureau, that allows the holder to drive a motor vehicle on public roads.

Origin:
1940–45

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Example sentences
The officer took my driver's license, stepped away from the car to write up the
  ticket-then hastily returned.
He tutors me on how to display the badge and my driver's license for checkpoint
  inspection.
Apparently it's difficult to get a driver's license in some places.
For many jobs, a demonstrated understanding of scientific method should be made
  as important as having a valid driver's license.
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