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noun [countable] passport pronunciation in American English /ˈpɑspɔrt/ 
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pluralpassports
  1. 1
    an official document containing your photograph and showing which country you are a citizen of. You use your passport when traveling to foreign countries
    check a passport:

    The immigration officer checked our passports.

    valid passport:

    You must have a valid passport and be free to travel in the next few weeks.

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  2. 2
    something that makes it possible for you to do something or to have something good
    passport to/into:

    In those days a university degree was a passport to a secure job.

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