identification card


Definition of identification card

: id

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The driver was identified by his Texas identification card. Houston Chronicle, "Bellaire Police Department weekly report," 10 June 2019 World Cup ticket holders must obtain fan identification cards proving they have been vetted by the security services, and some fans famous for things like racist chanting have been denied them. New York Times, "Russia Wants to Play Nice With Foreigners. Just Not Too Nice.," 14 June 2018 The act, a post-9/11 security measure, sets standards for identification cards that are accepted by certain federal agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, "After multiple delays, the first Real ID rollout is hitting Kentucky this month," 2 Mar. 2018 The system will be secure, Johnson said, because the Secretary of State will already have a potential voter’s information on file because of his or her driver’s license or state identification card. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, "Online voter registration gets overwhelming support in the state Senate," 15 Mar. 2018 Aref had turned in his old voter ID card months ago for the biometric identification card required by the new system., "Polls close across Iraq in first vote since victory over Islamic State," 12 May 2018 But even in a state and city known for its ‘‘sanctuary policies,’’ these identification cards provide only limited protection. Washington Post,, "July 4th visit to their soldier son-in-law lands couple in ICE’s custody," 10 July 2018 During booking, officers found a fictitious West Virginia identification card. Bruce Geiselman,, "Westlake police seek help in finding Aldi's theft suspect: police blotter," 17 Oct. 2017 The first new feature, called nametag, was launched on October 4th as an easy way to add friends in person, using a customizable identification card that will find your Instagram profile when scanned. Kim Quindlen, Teen Vogue, "Instagram Introduces “Nametag” Feature," 5 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of identification card

1889, in the meaning defined above

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