any authorization to pass or go somewhere
"the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country
any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission
"her pleasant personality is already a recommendation"; "his wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society"
An official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued.
You will have to bring your passport to prove who you are.
Any document that allows entry or passage.
Origin: From passeport, from passer + port. Compare portpass.
permission to pass; a document given by the competent officer of a state, permitting the person therein named to pass or travel from place to place, without molestation, by land or by water
a document carried by neutral merchant vessels in time of war, to certify their nationality and protect them from belligerents; a sea letter
a license granted in time of war for the removal of persons and effects from a hostile country; a safe-conduct
figuratively: Anything which secures advancement and general acceptance
Origin: [F. passeport, orig., a permission to leave a port or to sail into it; passer to pass + port a port, harbor. See Pass, and Port a harbor.]
A passport is a document, issued by a national government, which certifies the identity and nationality of its holder for the purpose of international travel. The elements of identity contained in all standardized passports include information about the holder, including name, date of birth, gender and place of birth. A passport does not of itself entitle the passport holder entry into another country, nor to consular protection while abroad nor any other privileges. It does, however, normally entitle the passport holder to return to the country that issued the passport. Rights to consular protection arise from international treaties, whilst the bearer's right to return to the passport's country of issue depends on the laws of the issuing country. A passport does not represent the right or the place of residence of the passport holder in the country that issued the passport.
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Rank popularity for the word 'passport' in Nouns Frequency: #2879
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The numerical value of passport in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of passport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They said this is not a passport. If you don't have a passport you can't go.
My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen --- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery --- just stark me.
If you submit your email address and your passport’s expiration date, we will send you a reminder nine months before your passport expires.
Death is passage, border : I would not have Passport for it ! (La mort n'est qu'un passage, frontière. J'aimerais n'avoir pas de passeport)
Let me say with a Georgia accent that we cannot solve this problem if it requires a diplomatic passport to claim the rights of an American citizen.
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Translations for passport
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- إجازة مرور, جواز سفر, باسبورArabic
- passaportCatalan, Valencian
- cestovní pas, pasCzech
- Pass, ReisepassGerman
- پاسپورت, گذرنامهPersian
- 旅券, パスポートJapanese
- 旅券, 여권Korean
- PassLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ໜັງສືເດີນທາງ, ໜັງສືຜ່ານແດນLao
- document de identitate, pașaportRomanian
- [[заграни́чный]] [[па́спорт]], пропуск, па́спортRussian
- пасош, putóvnica, pasoš, путовницаSerbo-Croatian
- ගමන් බලපත්රයSinhala, Sinhalese
- potni listSlovene
- หนังสือเดินทาง, พาสปอร์ตThai
- pasaport, geçişlik, buyrulduTurkish
- گزرنامہ, پاسپورٹ, پاسپورتUrdu
- 護照, hộ chiếuVietnamese
- tävapäs, dientifädVolapük
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