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vi·sa

 (vē′zə)
n.
An official authorization appended to a passport, permitting entry into and travel within a particular country or region subject to certain conditions, such as length of time and purpose of the visit.
tr.v. vi·saed, vi·sa·ing, vi·sas
1. To endorse or ratify (a passport).
2. To give a visa to.

[French, short for Latin (carta) vīsa, (the document has been) seen, from feminine past participle of vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]
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visa

(ˈviːzə)
n, pl -sas
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an endorsement in a passport or similar document, signifying that the document is in order and permitting its bearer to travel into or through the country of the government issuing it
2. any sign or signature of approval
vb (tr) , -sas, -saing or -saed
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to enter a visa into (a passport)
4. to endorse or ratify
[C19: via French from Latin vīsa things seen, from vīsus, past participle of vidēre to see]
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vi•sa

(ˈvi zə)

n., pl. -sas, n.
1. an official endorsement made on a passport, permitting the bearer to enter the country making the endorsement.
v.t.
2. to give a visa to; approve a visa for.
3. to put a visa on (a passport).
[1825–35; < French < Latin vīsa, feminine past participle of vīsere to look into]
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visa


Past participle: visaed
Gerund: visaing

Imperative
visa
visa
Present
I visa
you visa
he/she/it visas
we visa
you visa
they visa
Preterite
I visaed
you visaed
he/she/it visaed
we visaed
you visaed
they visaed
Present Continuous
I am visaing
you are visaing
he/she/it is visaing
we are visaing
you are visaing
they are visaing
Present Perfect
I have visaed
you have visaed
he/she/it has visaed
we have visaed
you have visaed
they have visaed
Past Continuous
I was visaing
you were visaing
he/she/it was visaing
we were visaing
you were visaing
they were visaing
Past Perfect
I had visaed
you had visaed
he/she/it had visaed
we had visaed
you had visaed
they had visaed
Future
I will visa
you will visa
he/she/it will visa
we will visa
you will visa
they will visa
Future Perfect
I will have visaed
you will have visaed
he/she/it will have visaed
we will have visaed
you will have visaed
they will have visaed
Future Continuous
I will be visaing
you will be visaing
he/she/it will be visaing
we will be visaing
you will be visaing
they will be visaing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been visaing
you have been visaing
he/she/it has been visaing
we have been visaing
you have been visaing
they have been visaing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been visaing
you will have been visaing
he/she/it will have been visaing
we will have been visaing
you will have been visaing
they will have been visaing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been visaing
you had been visaing
he/she/it had been visaing
we had been visaing
you had been visaing
they had been visaing
Conditional
I would visa
you would visa
he/she/it would visa
we would visa
you would visa
they would visa
Past Conditional
I would have visaed
you would have visaed
he/she/it would have visaed
we would have visaed
you would have visaed
they would have visaed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visa - an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing itvisa - an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
passport - a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country
imprimatur, sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant - formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
Verb1.visa - provide (a passport) with a visavisa - provide (a passport) with a visa  
endorse, indorse - sign as evidence of legal transfer; "endorse cheques"
2.visa - approve officiallyvisa - approve officially; "The list of speakers must be visaed"
approve, O.K., okay, sanction - give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
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Translations
تَأْشِيرَةفيزا، تأشيرَة دُخول
vízum
visum
vizo
viisumi
viza
vízum
vegabréfsáritun
ビザ
비자
viza
vīza
vízum
vizum
visum
thị thực

visa

[ˈviːzə]
A. N (visas (pl)) → visado m, visa f (LAm)
B. VTvisar
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visa

[ˈviːzə]
nvisa m
an exit visa → un visa de sortie
modif [requirements, application] → de visa; [restrictions] → sur les visas
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visa

nVisum nt; (= stamp also)Sichtvermerk m
vtein Visum ausstellen (+dat); to get a passport visaedeinen Sichtvermerk in den Pass bekommen
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visa

[ˈviːzə] nvisto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

visa

(ˈviːzə) noun
a mark or stamp put on a passport by the authorities of a country to show that the bearer may travel to, or in, that country. I have applied for a visa for the United States.
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visa

تَأْشِيرَة vízum visum Visum βίζα visado viisumi visa viza visto ビザ 비자 visum visum wiza visto виза visum วีซ่า เอกสารอนุมัติที่ประทับตราบนหนังสือเดินทาง vize thị thực 签证
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References in classic literature ?
"You must know that, on one occasion, when, for two days, I had felt certain that at any moment I might have to depart for Rome on business, I repaired to the Embassy of the Holy See in Paris, to have my passport visaed. There I encountered a sacristan of about fifty, and a man dry and cold of mien.
A minute later the passport had been visaed! Here it is now, if you care to see it,"--and I pulled out the document, and exhibited the Roman visa.
Presently one of the passengers, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed. Fix instinctively took the passport, and with a rapid glance read the description of its bearer.
But we ought to be pleased with it, nevertheless, for we have been in no country yet where we have been so kindly received, and where we felt that to be Americans was a sufficient visa for our passports.
"Here is my passport; examine the visa -- Geneva, Milan, Venice, Trieste, Delvino, Yanina.
Others, on the contrary, are disposed to form unfavourable opinions of her mind, and disposition, if it be but to excuse themselves for their instinctive dislike of one so unfavoured by nature; and visa versa with her whose angel form conceals a vicious heart, or sheds a false, deceitful charm over defects and foibles that would not be tolerated in another.
The new policy however said that, Nigerians who are denied visas will not be charged the new reciprocity fee even though both reciprocity and MRV fees are non-refundable, and their amounts vary based on visa classification.
According to the statement, Nigerians will be required to pay a fee called visa 'issuance fee', or 'reciprocity fee', for all applications for nonimmigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications.
'This is mandatory for receiving online applications for work visas. Some Sanad offices are already providing the e-visa facility.
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, the embassy's deputy consul general Kimberly Kelly said the number of visas denied in the Philippines is 'much lower' than that of the issuance rate.
Last year, a total of 929 student visas, 32,123 immigrant visas, 5,919 fiance/e visas, and at least 204,137 nonimmigrant visas, including the B1/B2 visa for temporary travel, were issued by the US embassy in the Philippines
As for the number of visas issued through ASAN Visa system, there is a year-on-year increase by 61 percent during the first half of 2019 their number amounts to more than 429,000.