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identity card

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Definition of identity card in English:

noun

A card carrying the holder’s photograph, name, date of birth, and other personal details, serving as official proof of their identity.
Example sentences
  • He told victims he was a policeman and briefly showed them an identity card that seemed to confirm it.
  • Anybody who is bent upon committing a crime will simply produce a fake identity card or a passport.
  • They both produced passports, identity cards, pay slips and birth certificates to prove their claim.

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