AskDefine | Define visa

Dictionary Definition

visa n : an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it

Verb

1 provide (a passport) with a visa
2 approve officially; "The list of speakers must be visaed"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From 1831, "official signature or endorsement on a passport," from visa, from charta visa (meaning "paper that has been seen") from feminine perfect passive of videre ("to see").

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A permit to enter and leave a country, normally issued by the authorities of the country to be visited.

Translations

permit

Dutch

Noun

visa
  1. Plural of visum

Finnish

Noun

  1. A kind of birch (wood), in which the fibers are twisted, resulting in a very hard and decorative wood material.
  2. A quiz.

French

Pronunciation

Verb

visa

Indonesian

Noun

visa
  1. Visa

Latin

Noun

  1. Plural of lang=Latin|visum
  2. Feminine perfect participle of video.

Norwegian

Noun

visa
  1. definite singular of vise

Romanian

Pronunciation

/ˈvi.sa/|lang=ro

Verb

  1. to dream

Conjugation

ro-conj-a-ez vis

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

visa
  1. sv-adj-form-abs-def vis
  2. sv-adj-form-abs-pl vis

Noun

visa
  1. song, tune. In particular with a simple melody to accompany the lyrics, which is the more interesting part.
  2. plural of visum

Verb

visa
  1. To show; to display
  2. To prove
  3. To point at

Extensive Definition

Visa or VISA may refer to:
  • Visa (document), a document whereby a duly authorized government agency gives a citizen of another country permission to enter the country or, occasionally, permission to leave.
  • Visa Inc., issuer and marketer of Visa® products including credit and debit cards
    • Visa Debit, a debit card issued by Visa in the United Kingdom
    • Visa Electron, a debit card issued by Visa in all countries except Australia, Canada, and the United States
  • Citroën Visa, a supermini produced from 1978 to 1988
  • "The Visa", a Seinfeld episode
  • A common Finnish male forename
  • V.I.S.A., a French independent record label
VISA may also stand for:
visa in German: Visa
visa in French: Visa
visa in Georgian: ვიზა
visa in Korean: 비자
visa in Hebrew: ויזה
visa in Dutch: Visa
visa in Japanese: VISA (曖昧さ回避)
visa in Russian: VISA

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