Definitions for visaˈvi zə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•saˈvi zə(n.)(pl.)-sas

  1. (n.)an official endorsement made on a passport, permitting the bearer to enter the country making the endorsement.

    Category: Government, Law

  2. (v.t.)to give a visa to; approve a visa for.

    Category: Government

  3. to put a visa on (a passport).

    Category: Government

Origin of visa:

1825–35; < F < L vīsa, fem. ptp. of vīsere to look into

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. visa(noun)ˈvi zə

    an official document giving permission to enter or leave a country

    to grant sb a visa; a work visa

Wiktionary

  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


Translations for visa

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

visa(noun)

a mark or stamp put on a passport by the authorities of a country to show that the bearer may travel to, or in, that country

I have applied for a visa for the United States.

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