L-plate
L-plate L-plate n. a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner. [British] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • L plate — L plate, British. a plate affixed to the vehicle of a person learning to drive. ╂[< L(earner) plate] …   Useful english dictionary

  • L-plate — [ˈel pleıt] n a flat white square with a red letter L on it, that must be attached to the car of someone who is learning to drive in Britain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • L-plate — [ el ,pleıt ] noun count BRITISH a white sign with a red L used in the U.K. on a car being driven by a learner …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • L-plate — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a sign bearing the letter L, attached to a vehicle to indicate that the driver is a learner …   English terms dictionary

  • L-plate — A British, Irish, or Singaporean L plate An L plate is a square plate bearing a sans serif letter L, for learner, which must be affixed to the front and back of a vehicle in many countries if its driver is a learner under instruction, or a… …   Wikipedia

  • L-plate — n. Brit. a sign bearing the letter L, attached to the front and rear of a motor vehicle to indicate that it is being driven by a learner. * * * noun a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • L-plate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms L plate : singular L plate plural L plates British a white sign with a red L used in the UK on a car that is being driven by a learner …   English dictionary

  • L-plate — L plates N COUNT: usu pl In Britain, L plates are signs with a red L on them which you attach to a car to warn other drivers that you are a learner …   English dictionary

  • L-plate — /ˈɛl pleɪt / (say el playt) noun the usually small square placard, on which appears the letter L, which is displayed on a vehicle being driven by someone who is learning to drive. {L (def. 3) + plate1 (def. 7) …   Australian English dictionary

  • L-plate — noun A plastic square consisting of a large red letter L on a white background, placed on the front and rear of a vehicle to indicate that the driver is a learner …   Wiktionary

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