safe conduct

safe-conduct

[seyf-kon-duhkt]
noun
1.
a document authorizing safe passage through a region, especially in time of war.
2.
this privilege.
3.
the act of conducting in safety.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English sauf condut < Middle French sauf-conduit

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safe-conduct
 
n
1.  a document giving official permission to travel through a region, esp in time of war
2.  the protection afforded by such a document
 
vb
3.  to conduct (a person) in safety
4.  to give a safe-conduct to

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