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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An official paper given by a government to a citizen traveling in foreign countries. Also: anything that makes it possible for a person to go somewhere or do something.

Usage examples (40)
  • You will need to obtain a passport before departing for your vacation in Europe.
  • His wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society
  • The term passport "is not supposed to be funny: it has been widely discussed and approved," says one EC agriculture official.
  • "For us the passport is the official identity form," he added. for more
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