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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

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

What I learned at that moment on the subway 30 years ago, staring at my blank passport, was this: If you have an impulse to do something, and it's not totally irresponsible, why not do it? It might just be the journey you've always needed.
Timothy Hutton

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

It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.
Julie Burchill
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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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