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number plate

nuhm br pleIt
part of speech: noun
definition: the British word for a small metal sign on a car, truck, or other vehicle indicating that the vehicle is legal to drive on public roads. Number plate has the same meaning as license plate.
A witness saw the number plate of the car that hit theirs and wrote down the information for the police.