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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpassportpass‧port /ˈpɑːspɔːt $ ˈpæspɔːrt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 PGOa small official document that you get from your government, that proves who you are, and which you need in order to leave your country and enter other countries I have an Irish passport. They need to check that your passport is in order.2 passport to success/health/romance etcCOLLOCATIONSverbshave/hold a passportI have a Canadian passport.apply for a passportYou can apply for an Italian passport if your parents are Italian.get a passport (also obtain a passport formal)It took quite a long time to get a new passport.renew a passportI'd forgotten to renew my passport.travel on a passportThe men were convicted of travelling on a false passport.adjectivesa British/American etc passportShe was born in India but has a British passport.a valid passport (=one that is officially acceptable)For travel abroad, you must have a valid passport.a false/forged passport (also a fake passport informal)He used a false passport to enter Kenya.passport + NOUNa passport photograph/photoa passport holder (=someone who has a passport)British passport holders must obtain a visa before entering the country.a passport applicationthe processing of passport applications
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passportThough made with direct flash, the resulting portrait was anything but a passport picture.Paris was mooted but when Henrietta could not find her passport they eloped to Edinburgh.So, on the whole I am cautiously in favour of machines inspecting passports at great speed, a scheme experimentally working at Heathrow.I was waved straight through the gate behind them, fanning the air with my passport.It is your responsibility to be in possession of a valid passport and any visa which may be necessary.What will you do if they stop you in the street and ask for your passport?
From Longman Business Dictionarypassportpass‧port /ˈpɑːspɔːtˈpæspɔːrt/ noun [countable] a small book containing a person’s name and photograph, given by a government to a citizen. It proves who the person is and allows them to leave or enter countries
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