Definition of identity card in English:

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identity card

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A card carrying the holder’s photograph, name, date of birth, and other personal details, serving as official proof of their identity.
Example sentences
  • I do not understand the opposition to a national identity card.
  • One of the biggest growth areas for tech companies has been in new identity cards.
  • The only accepted forms of ID are a valid passport, driving licence, international student identity card or national identity card - all with photo.

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