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Definition of "license plate" []

  • A rectangular, usually metal plate that bears a sequence of numbers, letters, or both and is issued by a government to identify an officially registered vehicle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "license plate" in a sentence
  • "“That has to be her car,” my father observed, taking in a hybrid SUV with the license plate GRNSOLU."
  • "Would the owner of the blue station wagon with the license plate F-G-X-1-1-3 please move your car?"
  • "I gave him a key chain with a miniature license plate that said MANUEL."
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