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Definition of Passport

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

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

Playing drums feels like coming home for me. Even during the White Stripes I thought: 'I'll do this for now, but I'm really a drummer.' That's what I'll put on my passport application.
Jack White

We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.
Matthew Simpson
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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