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green card

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgreen cardˌgreen ˈcard noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PGCBECa document that a foreigner must have in order to work legally in the US2 TTDLTa British motor insurance document that you need when you drive in a country that is not a member of the European Union
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green cardIt takes an average of nine months to get a green card application processed, officials said.Q.. What is the penalty for those who marry only to obtain a green card for one of the spouses?I touched my green card in my jacket pocket and felt the plastic protective cover between my fingers.But applicants will be given a receipt, along with their old green card, to use as proof of legal residency.Mr Premji apparently told him that the green card scheme was bureaucratic and unworkable.
From Longman Business Dictionarygreen cardˌgreen ˈcard (also Green Card)1LAWa document that a foreigner must have in order to live and work legally in the USShe has applied for her green card.2INSURANCE a British motor insurance document that you need when you drive in a foreign countryMost hauliers carry a Green Card to ensure an uninterrupted journey, although the regulations do not insist on this. card
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