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license plate

n.
A rectangular, usually metal plate that bears a sequence of numbers, letters, or both and is issued by a government to identify an officially registered vehicle.
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license plate

or Canadian

licence plate

n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a plate mounted on the front and back of a motor vehicle bearing the registration number. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): numberplate
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li′cense plate`


n.
a plate or tag, usu. of metal, bearing evidence of official registration and permission, as for the use of a motor vehicle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.license plate - a plate mounted on the front and back of car and bearing the car's registration numberlicense plate - a plate mounted on the front and back of car and bearing the car's registration number
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
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Translations
státní poznávací značka
nummerplade
rekisterikilpi
plaque d’immatriculation
registracijska tablica
ナンバープレート
번호판
registrska tablica
registreringsskylt
ป้ายทะเบียนรถ
biển số

license plate

n (esp Am) (Aut) → targa (automobilistica)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

license plate

لَوْحَةُ رَقَمِ السِّيَارَةِ státní poznávací značka nummerplade Nummernschild πινακίδα αυτοκινήτου matrícula rekisterikilpi plaque d’immatriculation registracijska tablica numero di targa ナンバープレート 번호판 kentekenplaat nummerskilt tablica rejestracyjna placa, placa de matrícula номерной знак registreringsskylt ป้ายทะเบียนรถ plaka biển số 车牌
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