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passport control

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpassport controlˈpassport conˌtrol noun [uncountable]  PGOTTthe place where your passport is checked when you leave or enter a countryimmigration It took us ages to get through passport control.
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passport controlYou don't have to queue up at passport control.At the border, swastika flags fluttered from passport control and police sauntered to the car to demand identification.The bustle of passport control and customs clearance over, father and daughter emerged into the pristine arrivals lounge.From 1929 to 1936 he was re-employed, under the cover of passport control officer, in Rome.The Roberts were soon following the stream of passengers heading in the direction of passport control.Okay, so it still takes the best part of an hour to move the next ten paces past passport control.Her cover was the passport control office.Only two passport control booths were open.
From Longman Business Dictionarypassport controlˈpassport conˌtrol noun [uncountable]TRAVEL the place at an airport or port where your passport is checked when you leave or enter a countryIt took us ages to get through passport control.
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