permiso de conducción

English translation: driver's license

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Spanish term or phrase:licencia de conducción
English translation:driver's license
Entered by: tonchis

05:40 Jan 15, 2002
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: permiso de conducción
Hablando de el permiso para conducir un auto....
Se dice "driving license" o "driver's license", o son válidos ambos?
tonchis
Colombia
Local time: 20:24
driver's permit / driver's license
Explanation:
Si se trata del permiso previo a la mayoría de edad, "permit". Si se trata de la licencia para adulto, "license".

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Note added at 2002-01-15 05:45:53 (GMT)
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p.d. \"driving license\" se usa en algunas partes del Reino Unido, pero no en los EE.UU.
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Atenea Acevedo (X)
Local time: 19:24
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Milanek: thanks a lot for your help !
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Summary of answers provided
5 +17driver's permit / driver's license
Atenea Acevedo (X)
5DRIVER'S LICENCE
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driver's permit / driver's license


Explanation:
Si se trata del permiso previo a la mayoría de edad, "permit". Si se trata de la licencia para adulto, "license".

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Note added at 2002-01-15 05:45:53 (GMT)
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p.d. \"driving license\" se usa en algunas partes del Reino Unido, pero no en los EE.UU.

Atenea Acevedo (X)
Local time: 19:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 110
Grading comment
Milanek: thanks a lot for your help !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Monica Colangelo
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agree  Patricia Myers
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agree  mgonzalez (X)
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agree  Simon Charass
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agree  Fernando Muela Sopeña
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agree  Hazel Whiteley: In UK it would be "driving licence" (with two c's in "licence")
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agree  Nikki Graham
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agree  FiBi
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agree  Dito: UK = driving licence
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agree  VERTERE
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agree  Robert INGLEDEW
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agree  Marian Greenfield: exactly
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agree  faniwin (X): así es en USA
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agree  Regina Motta
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agree  Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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agree  María Elena Guerrero
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agree  Ana Juliá
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  -> Thank you all. Yes, licence in the UK.
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DRIVER'S LICENCE


Explanation:
DRIVING LICENSE IS THE INFORMAL WAY OF DESCRIBING IT, BUT THE OXFORD DICTIONARY DEFINITION IS 'DRIVER'S LICENCE'

jafroome
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:24
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