a card giving identifying data about a person, as full name, address, age, and color of hair and eyes, and often containing a photograph: for use as identification at a place of employment, school, club, etc.
- Also called ID card.
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How to use identification card in a sentence
Privacy and civil liberties advocates warn that normalizing carrying identification cards on our phones could have very bad consequences, including endangering our digital privacy.The new digital driver’s licenses from Apple sound slightly creepy | Rebecca Heilweil | September 1, 2021 | Vox
On Monday, Emma Miloglav, 19, waited in line at AU’s student center for an identification card.Campus celebration and covid fear: Colleges reopen for a second fall under the pandemic shadow | Nick Anderson, Lauren Lumpkin, Susan Svrluga, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Patricia and Shakiro in February were arrested for wearing women’s clothing and charged with attempted homosexuality, public indecency and failing to posses an identification card.Two transgender women attacked in Cameroon after release from prison | Tinashe Chingarande | August 14, 2021 | Washington Blade
Instead of being back in the system, she is getting a state identification card that she wouldn’t apply for with an outstanding warrant, plus a Social Security card, and then a job.After crime plummeted in 2020, Baltimore will stop drug, sex prosecutions | Tom Jackman | March 26, 2021 | Washington Post
In the “Verification” tab, users are prompted to provide images of a government-issued identification card as well as a selfie in order to earn “Citizen” status on the app.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained | Rebecca Heilweil | January 7, 2021 | Vox
Before receiving Greek Easter favorites (such as lamb), Golden Dawn required that each individual show their identification card.
No child to whom such permit and badge or identification card are issued shall transfer the same to any other person.Child Labor in City Streets | Edward Nicholas Clopper
Another guard stopped them and Bob was forced to present his identification card.
After shaking hands with each of them he hurried away and Bob looked down at the identification card in the leather case.
The clerk stared at the identification card and his whole manner changed into one of the utmost courtesy.
He drew out his billfold and handed the nearest man his identification card.