Definitions for visaˈvi zə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. visa(verb)

    an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it

  2. visa(verb)

    provide (a passport) with a visa

  3. visa(verb)

    approve officially

    "The list of speakers must be visaed"


  1. Visa(prop. n.)

    A credit card issued with the Trade Name


  1. visa(Noun)

    A permit to enter and leave a country, normally issued by the authorities of the country to be visited.

  2. Visa(ProperNoun)

    a credit card company

  3. Origin: From 1831, "official signature or endorsement on a passport," from visa, from charta visa (meaning "paper that has been seen") from feminine perfect passive of videre ("to see").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visa(noun)

    see Vis/

  2. Visa(verb)

    to indorse, after examination, with the word vise, as a passport; to vise

  3. Origin: [F.]


  1. Visa Inc.

    Visa Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers; rather, Visa provides financial institutions with Visa-branded payment products that they then use to offer credit, debit, prepaid and cash-access programs to their customers. In 2008, according to The Nilson Report, Visa held a 38.3% market share of the credit card marketplace and 60.7% of the debit card marketplace in the United States. In 2009, Visa’s global network processed 62 billion transactions with a total volume of $4.4 trillion. Visa has operations across Australia, Oceania, Asia-Pacific, North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East. Visa Europe is a separate membership entity that is an exclusive licensee of Visa Inc.'s trademarks and technology in the European region, issuing cards such as Visa Debit and Visa Credit.

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  1. Siva

  2. vias

  3. avis

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