visa

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1vi·sa

noun \ˈvē-zə also -sə\

: an official mark or stamp on a passport that allows someone to enter or leave a country usually for a particular reason

Full Definition of VISA

1
:  an endorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities denoting that it has been examined and that the bearer may proceed
2
:  a signature of formal approval by a superior upon a document

Origin of VISA

French, from Latin, neuter plural of visus, past participle
First Known Use: 1831

2visa

verb
vi·saed \-zəd, -səd\ vi·sa·ing \-zə-iŋ, -sə-\

Definition of VISA

transitive verb
:  to give a visa to (a passport)

First Known Use of VISA

circa 1847

Rhymes with VISA

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