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numberplate

(ˈnʌmbəˌpleɪt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a plate mounted on the front and back of a motor vehicle bearing the registration number. Usual US term: license plate Canadian term: licence plate

numberplate

(automobile) license plate
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Noun1.numberplate - a plate mounted on the front and back of car and bearing the car's registration numbernumberplate - 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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TV chef Gordon Ramsay has boasted about foiling speed cameras in the US by putting clingfilm on his Ferrari numberplate.
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A passer-by saw the car driving offand noted down the numberplate.
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But the joke would have been on the Top Gear presenter if his hair-raising journey had taken him past a police car - because he was driving with the wrong numberplate.
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