Definitions for vanity plate

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

van′ity plate`(n.)

  1. a vehicle license plate bearing a combination of letters or numbers requested by the licensee.

    Category: Automotive

Origin of vanity plate:

1965–70

Wiktionary

  1. vanity plate(Noun)

    A license plate whose identifier is chosen by the registering owner.

Freebase

  1. Vanity plate

    A vanity plate or personalized plate, prestige plate, private number plate, or personalised registration or custom plate or personalised plate is a special type of vehicle registration plate on an automobile or other vehicle. The owner of the vehicle pays extra money to have his or her own choice of numbers or letters, usually forming a recognizable phrase, slogan, or abbreviation on their plate. Sales of vanity plates are often a significant source of revenue for North American provincial and state licensing agencies. In some jurisdictions, such as the Canadian province of British Columbia, vanity plates have a different color scheme and design.

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