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license plate Syllabification: li·cense plate
Pronunciation: /ˈlīsns plāt/

Definition of license plate in English:


North American
A sign affixed to a vehicle displaying a series of letters or numbers indicating that the vehicle has been registered with the state.
Example sentences
  • That's equivalent to reading an automobile license plate from 100 kilometers away.
  • And it was reported to us as a gray automobile with the partial license plate of 266.
  • When my number was called we went to a counter with a nice old lady who took my money, then gave me a Kleenex to wipe off my license plate to affix the sticker.
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