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Definition of Passport


  1. Permission to pass; a document given by the competent officer of a state, permitting the person therein named to pass or travel from place to place, without molestation, by land or by water.
  2. A document carried by neutral merchant vessels in time of war, to certify their nationality and protect them from belligerents; a sea letter.
  3. A license granted in time of war for the removal of persons and effects from a hostile country; a safe-conduct.
  4. Figuratively: Anything which secures advancement and general acceptance.

Passport Quotations

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen... Their faith is their passport.
David Ben-Gurion

Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Al Gore

There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Erma Bombeck
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Passport Translations

passport in Danish is pas
passport in Dutch is pas, paspoort
passport in French is passeport
passport in Italian is valico, passaporto
passport in Norwegian is pass
passport in Portuguese is passaporte
passport in Spanish is pasaporte
passport in Swedish is pass
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