Adjective "visa" definition and examples

(Visa may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈviːzə/

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Definitions and examples

noun

An endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country.
  1. 'the Home Office has extended her visa'
  2. as modifier 'US visa restrictions'
  3. 'Changes to the working visa regulations have allowed Moorby to finally get his man.'
  4. 'A number of freelance journalists are understood to be planning to enter the country on tourist visas.'
  5. 'The Commonwealth legislates on who does or does not get a visa to enter Australia.'
  6. 'The new office is aimed at helping foreign patients with their visas whilst staying the hospital.'
  7. 'British passport holders don't require visas if staying less than 60 days.'
  8. 'I now have a restricted visa which allows me work in certain limited areas.'
  9. 'Dumai is a port where citizens from most countries can enter Indonesia without a visa.'
  10. 'He said he has only worked in Europe with business visas, which allow stays of 90 days.'
  11. 'Two years after his release, he was granted a tourist visa and fled to Germany.'
  12. 'How had he been able to travel to Australia in May on a tourist visa, using his own name and passport?'

More definitions

1. an endorsement made by an authorized representative of one country upon a passport issued by another, permitting the passport holder entry into or transit through the country making the endorsement. verb (used with object), visaed, visaing.

2. to give a visa to; approve a visa for.

3. to put a visa on (a passport).

More examples(as adjective)

"cards can be visa."

"versas can be visa."

"restrictions can be visa."

"policies can be visa."

Origin

Mid 19th century: via French from Latin visa, past participle (neuter plural) of videre ‘to see’.