vanity plate

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vanity plate

n.
A license plate for a motor vehicle bearing a combination of letters or numbers selected by the purchaser.

van′ity plate`


n.
a vehicle license plate bearing a combination of letters or numbers requested by the licensee.
[1965–70]
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IF you have spare cash and want your car to stand out, you may decide to splurge on a personalised number plate.
Police say the owner of a Renault Traffic van, which originally had the legitimate CE67 number plate but has recently been changed to a personalised number plate, lives in the Pontypridd area and is not connected to the investigation.
Other combinations included are: | Four-letter combinations: *B** UMS, *G** ODS and *R** APE | Five-letter combinations: AB** USE, AN** GER and BO** SOM | 2011 vehicle registrations: BO11 OC*, DR11 GG* and PO11 CE* A DVLA spokeswoman said: "Many people enjoy displaying a personalised number plate and the vast majority of registration numbers are made available - but we hold back any combinations that may cause offence, embarrassment or are in poor taste.
Other banned combinations included are: *B** UMS, *G** ODS and *R** APE; AB** USE, AN** GER and BO** SOM; **4 RSE, BO04 ZZY and BL04 JOB, BO11 OC*, DR11 GG* and PO11 CE* A DVLA spokeswoman said: "Many people enjoy displaying a personalised number plate and the vast majority of registration numbers are made available - but we hold back combinations that may cause offence, embarrassment or are in poor taste.
They are for 2015 and show it was a record year for personalised number plate sales.
BIRMINGHAM'S biggest drug smugglers and money launderers - one even had an 'ARO6ANT' personalised number plate - have been hit by tough court orders aimed at crippling their criminal empires.
The ex-TOWIE star parked his [euro]300,000 Mercedes outside Harrods in London this week - complete with flash personalised number plate.
James Saperia from personalised number plate company Simply Registrations, says: "Will buyers really hold off from buying a new car purely because of a number on their registration plate?
A customer can hold a personalised number plate for a duration of five years after which he will have to pay again to renew the contract.
PERSONALISED number plate SM11 THY has sold for more than PS37,000 at auction.
A PERSONALISED number plate is God's way of telling people they have too much money.
EVERTONIANS have a once-in-a-generation chance to get their hands on a rare personalised number plate when it is auctioned next week.