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identity card

n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations
občanský průkazprůkaz totožnosti
identitetskort
henkilöllisyystodistus
osobna iskaznica
nafnskírteini; skilríki
身分証明書
신분증
preukaz totožnosti
osebna izkaznica
identitetskort
บัตรประจำตัว
thẻ căn cước

identity card

ncarta d'identità

identity

(aiˈdentəti) noun
who or what a person is. The police are still uncertain of the murderer's identity.
iˈdentity card
a card with a person's name (often also with a photograph) which is carried to show or prove who he/she is.

identity card

بِطَاقَةٌ شَخْصِيَّةٌ občanský průkaz identitetskort Personalausweis δελτίο ταυτότητας carné de identidad, documento de identidad henkilöllisyystodistus carte d’identité osobna iskaznica carta d’identità 身分証明書 신분증 identiteitsbewijs legitimasjonskort dowód osobisty bilhete de identidade, carteira de identidade удостоверение личности identitetskort บัตรประจำตัว kimlik kartı thẻ căn cước 身份证
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The introduction of identity cards and biometric passports was denounced as "a vast waste of taxpayers' money" after the release of a Government estimate putting the cost of the scheme at more than pounds 5.6 billion over the next 10 years.
We in the Liberal Party are opposed to identity cards in principle, but the practical implications of the scheme would surely worry even an ardent supporter of the proposal.
In view of this changing world therefore it seems to me to be common sense to have a national identity register coupled with a personal identity card. All lawful residents are recorded already on polling lists, national insurance registers, vehicle owners registers, driver licensing records, passport records etc.
The card, formally known as the Veterans Identity Card, will have the veteran's photo on the front and identify him or her as an enrollee in the VA's health care system.
Enhanced "smart" identity cards are within the capability of existing technology and could contain embedded chips to hold fingerprints and other data, such as biometrics and DNA profiles.
NEW identity cards are to be tested across the UK from next week.
Managed security services provider Ubizen has been selected as part of a consortium of companies that have been chosen to provide electronic identity cards to all Belgian citizens.
HOME Secretary David Blunkett yesterday gave a clear indication that he is considering the introduction of compulsory identity cards in the UK.
They are asked to submit the prescribed proforma duly completed along with attested photo copy of identity card.
Dresden [Germany], Dec 13 ( ANI ): An East German secret police identity card belonging to Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was a Soviet spy in the then socialist country in the early 1980s has been found in East German secret police archives in Dresden.
'If a victim gets a phone call believed from a scammer who asks for his identity card number, immediately report to the police because we are afraid that the identity card number given to the scammer will be used irresponsibly in his (scammer's) interests,' he said.
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued special instructions to National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) for issuance and timely delivery of National Identity Cards in order to ensure participation of voters in the 2018 general elections.