Definition of visa noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈviːzə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈviːzə//
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a stamp or mark put in your passport by officials of a foreign country that gives you permission to enter, pass through or leave their country to apply for a visa an entry/tourist/transit/exit visa Wordfinderbreak, camp, cruise, holiday, honeymoon, package tour, self-catering, tourist, travel, visa Wordfinderabroad, backpack, border, guide, passport, resort, sightseeing, tourist, travel, visa See related entries: Immigration Word Originmid 19th cent.: via French from Latin visa, past participle (neuter plural) of videre ‘to see’.Extra examples Do Brazilians need a visa to go to France? Do you need a visa for Egypt? He was arrested for overstaying his visa. Her visa expired six months ago. I obtained a visa after hours of waiting at the embassy. She entered the country on a student visa. She was refused a visa because of her criminal record. a visa waiver program
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