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  • n. A proposed EU-wide work permit allowing high-skilled non-EU citizens to work and live in any country within the European Union, excluding Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom, which are not subject to the proposal.


The term has been inspired by the United States' green card, blue making reference to the main colour of the EU flag. (Wiktionary)


  • Propped in a curtained window beside her front door was a foot-square blue card printed in block letters, and I leaned forward a little, straining to read it.

    Time and Again


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