identification card

noun

Definition of identification card

: id

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Gordon said his immediate goal is to stabilize an agency struggling to accommodate a flood of customers seeking a Real ID, a new driver’s license and identification card required for airline passengers starting in late 2020. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Can a Silicon Valley entrepreneur fix California’s troubled DMV? Newsom is banking on it," 25 Aug. 2019 Gordon said his immediate goal is to stabilize an agency struggling to accommodate a flood of customers seeking a Real ID, a new driver’s license and identification card required for airline passengers starting in late 2020. Los Angeles Times, "Can a Silicon Valley entrepreneur fix California’s troubled DMV? Newsom is banking on it," 25 Aug. 2019 Estonia has a unique 11-digit ID number from the government, along with a physical identification card and pin codes for added security, starting at age 15. Kaya Yurieff, CNN, "Capital One hack exposed thousands of Social Security numbers. Why are we still using them as ID?," 30 July 2019 Fire and police badges and identification cards are accepted with a photo ID. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "How health care workers, teachers and first responders can score free Kings Island tickets," 1 Aug. 2019 An investigation revealed the suspect was in possession of debit and identification cards not belonging to the suspect, in violation of the suspect’s probation terms. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, "Cupertino crime report for the week of Aug. 2," 23 July 2019 Among other reports filed in the sheriff’s Ramona station: Sunday, July 7 Male, 39, lost property, 100 block Ramona Street. Saturday, July 6 A wallet and identification card were found, 1400 block Main Street. Ramona Sentinel, "Sheriff’s Reports: June 27 to July 7," 10 July 2019 Most at risk are trans individuals whose official identification cards give their gender as male. James Griffiths, CNN, "Gay and trans soldiers say they were abused in South Korean military," 10 July 2019 On the suspect’s person, police found a fake identification card that was used to purchase alcohol. cleveland.com, "Juvenile rape suspect arrested in stolen parked car: Solon police blotter," 26 June 2019

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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13 Sep 2019

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