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noun [countable] British driving licence pronunciation in British English
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singulardriving licence
pluraldriving licences
  1. an official document that you need in order to drive. The American word is drivers license
    I need to apply for a new driving licence.
    Fred lost his driving licence (=was not allowed to drive) after being caught drink-driving.

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