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English noun: passport

1. passport (communication) any authorization to pass or go somewhere

SamplesThe pass to visit had a strict time limit.


Broader (hypernym)permission

Narrower (hyponym)safe-conduct, safeguard

2. passport (communication) a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Part holonymvisa

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. passport (attribute) any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission

SamplesHer pleasant personality is already a recommendation.
His wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society.


Broader (hypernym)characteristic

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