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visa

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Pronunciation: /ˈviːzə
 
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Definition of visa in English:

noun

An endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country: a tourist visa the Home Office has extended her visa an exit visa [as modifier]: US visa restrictions
More example sentences
  • He said he has only worked in Europe with business visas, which allow stays of 90 days.
  • British passport holders don't require visas if staying less than 60 days.
  • I would like to think they are currently New Zealand citizens or holders of permanent residence visas.

Origin

mid 19th century: via French from Latin visa, past participle (neuter plural) of videre 'to see'.

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