identity card


Definition of identity card

: id

Examples of identity card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Douban began requiring overseas users to verify their identity with either a Chinese phone number or their national identity card. Shen Lu, WSJ, 4 Aug. 2022 Ali, a naturalized U.S. citizen, apparently obtained a Pakistan national identity card in 2019 available to its citizens who live abroad, Rothstein said. Washington Post, 11 Apr. 2022 The app registers a person’s identity card, cellphone number, test and vaccination details, and travel history with the Beijing Big Data Center, and turns green, yellow, or red based on the person’s health status. Ann Scott Tyson, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 May 2022 This identity card seemed to me to be a thank you from the mayor to my father for having trusted him when he had been sidelined by Vichy. Y-jean Mun-delsalle, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 In China, citizens age 16 and up apply for a resident identity card. Riddhima Dave, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 Apr. 2022 Yet as the unquestioningly devoted Mary sorts through Ahmed’s effects, fragments of a double life emerge: the identity card of a French woman in his wallet, intimate-sounding voicemails on his phone. Guy Lodge, Variety, 13 Mar. 2022 Additionally, not all partners have implemented the use of a national identity card to ease travel between countries. Priya Sippy, Quartz, 28 Mar. 2022 Belgium is meeting a sharp increase in demand with packs of pills free for anyone with a Belgian identity card. The New York Times, Arkansas Online, 13 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of identity card

1900, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Identity card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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