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green card

noun
1.
an official card, originally green, issued by the U.S. government to foreign nationals permitting them to work in the U.S.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
Related forms
green-carder, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for green-card

green card

noun
1.
an official permit allowing the holder permanent residence and employment, issued to foreign nationals in the US
2.
an insurance document covering motorists against accidents abroad
3.
(social welfare) (in Britain) an identification card issued by the Manpower Services Commission to a disabled person, to show registration for employment purposes and eligibility for special services See also handicap register, registered disabled
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