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safe-conduct

[seyf-kon-duhkt] /ˈseɪfˈkɒn dʌkt/
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 of safe-conduct
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English sauf condut < Middle French sauf-conduit
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safe-conduct

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