identity card


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identity card

n
1. a card that establishes a person's identity, esp one issued to all members of the population in wartime, to the staff of an organization, etc
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Noun1.identity card - a card certifying the identity of the beareridentity card - a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"
business card - a card on which are printed the person's name and business affiliation
donor card - a card that you carry on your person and that authorizes the use of your organs for transplantation after your death
keycard - a plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism
membership card - a card certifying membership in an organization
borrower's card, library card - a card certifying the bearer's right to use the library
ration card - a card certifying the bearer's right to purchase rationed goods
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
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11--The Defense Ministry on Sunday gave orders to ban the use of old identity cards from October 2014 onward, according to Jamal Al-Qeiz, head of the Security Department of the Defense Ministry.
Oran asked who specifically issued Veso the identity card and for what reasons.
We have been able to provide the voter identity card to everybody.