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identification card

noun
1.
a card giving identifying data about a person, as full name, address, age, and color of hair and eyes, and often containing a photograph: for use as identification at a place of employment, school, club, etc.
Also called ID card.
Origin of identification card
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • identification card: An applicant requesting relief would be referred to a credentialed volunteer relief committee.

  • The address must bear the person's name, surname, and the number of his identification card.

    Fighting France Stephane Lauzanne
  • No child to whom such permit and badge or identification card are issued shall transfer the same to any other person.

    Child Labor in City Streets Edward Nicholas Clopper
  • Thus, the weight figure on the Bureau of identification card would be the result of an actual weigh-in.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Another guard stopped them and Bob was forced to present his identification card.

  • If this committee deemed the case a needy one, it would issue the striker an identification card.

  • After shaking hands with each of them he hurried away and Bob looked down at the identification card in the leather case.

  • The Captain turned the light on Gotch's face to compare it with the picture on the identification card.

    First on the Moon Jeff Sutton
  • The clerk stared at the identification card and his whole manner changed into one of the utmost courtesy.

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