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identity card

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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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He told the police that he initially got an identity card for the post of SDM and subsequently created a fake transfer order and got a renewed MHA identity card of an assistant commissioner.
All details from the time of the birth of a child will be stored in the electronic Identity Card and it is planned to issue an identification number until the child completes the age of 10 years.
Is the identity card valid in the eyes of the Turkish police force?
Emirates Identity Authority has issued a timely reminder that national identity cards are important documents that need to be safeguarded by all.
The IGP told the SSPs of the respective districts that inclusion of national identity card numbers in the computerized data base of absconders and proclaimed offenders would help make the arrests of such accused effective and coordinated.
In a statement issued from London, Altaf Hussain said he had been waiting for his national identity card and passport for over one month, as the government is wittingly using delaying tactics including fingerprints and photographs.
Residents say the voters card will also be used their personal identity card.
Deputy Governor Mohammad Hashim Faizi said no one had the right to demand money from people in the identity card making process.
AN IDENTITY card scheme has been welcomed by Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell.
The British government will begin issuing compulsory identity cards to foreign nationals who apply for leave to remain in the UK from November 25.
Charles Hanson, of Hansons auctioneers in Derbyshire, expects the identity card to fetch about pounds 500 when it goes under the hammer at the Staffordshire Summer Antiques auction in Lichfield on June 19.