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license plate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
license plateˈlicense plate noun [countable]  American EnglishTTC one of the signs with numbers on it at the front and back of a car syn number plate British English
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license platePolice found the car in Knoxville, Tenn., with an Arizona license plate in the trunk.He swore he only saw Soares' license plate after the radar has been activated.What better suspect than some one with an out-of-state license plate, parked so very near the scene of the crime?The date on the license plate was 1967, which would make Billy Pilgrim forty-four years old.
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