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safe-con·duct

(sāf′kŏn′dŭkt)
n.
1. An official document or an escort assuring unmolested passage, as through enemy territory.
2. The protection afforded by such a document.

safe-conduct

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

safe′-con′duct



n.
1. a document authorizing safe passage through a region, esp. in time of war.
2. the authorization itself.
[1250–1300; Middle English sauf condut < Middle French sauf-conduit]

safe-conduct


Past participle: safe-conducted
Gerund: safe-conducting

Imperative
safe-conduct
safe-conduct
Present
I safe-conduct
you safe-conduct
he/she/it safe-conducts
we safe-conduct
you safe-conduct
they safe-conduct
Preterite
I safe-conducted
you safe-conducted
he/she/it safe-conducted
we safe-conducted
you safe-conducted
they safe-conducted
Present Continuous
I am safe-conducting
you are safe-conducting
he/she/it is safe-conducting
we are safe-conducting
you are safe-conducting
they are safe-conducting
Present Perfect
I have safe-conducted
you have safe-conducted
he/she/it has safe-conducted
we have safe-conducted
you have safe-conducted
they have safe-conducted
Past Continuous
I was safe-conducting
you were safe-conducting
he/she/it was safe-conducting
we were safe-conducting
you were safe-conducting
they were safe-conducting
Past Perfect
I had safe-conducted
you had safe-conducted
he/she/it had safe-conducted
we had safe-conducted
you had safe-conducted
they had safe-conducted
Future
I will safe-conduct
you will safe-conduct
he/she/it will safe-conduct
we will safe-conduct
you will safe-conduct
they will safe-conduct
Future Perfect
I will have safe-conducted
you will have safe-conducted
he/she/it will have safe-conducted
we will have safe-conducted
you will have safe-conducted
they will have safe-conducted
Future Continuous
I will be safe-conducting
you will be safe-conducting
he/she/it will be safe-conducting
we will be safe-conducting
you will be safe-conducting
they will be safe-conducting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been safe-conducting
you have been safe-conducting
he/she/it has been safe-conducting
we have been safe-conducting
you have been safe-conducting
they have been safe-conducting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been safe-conducting
you will have been safe-conducting
he/she/it will have been safe-conducting
we will have been safe-conducting
you will have been safe-conducting
they will have been safe-conducting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been safe-conducting
you had been safe-conducting
he/she/it had been safe-conducting
we had been safe-conducting
you had been safe-conducting
they had been safe-conducting
Conditional
I would safe-conduct
you would safe-conduct
he/she/it would safe-conduct
we would safe-conduct
you would safe-conduct
they would safe-conduct
Past Conditional
I would have safe-conducted
you would have safe-conducted
he/she/it would have safe-conducted
we would have safe-conducted
you would have safe-conducted
they would have safe-conducted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safe-conduct - a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
passport, pass - any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
Translations

safe-conduct

[ˈseɪfˈkɒndəkt] Nsalvoconducto m

safe-conduct

[ˌseɪfˈkɒndʌkt] nsalvacondotto
References in classic literature ?
Why," replied Athos, carelessly, "she is probably going to write to the cardinal that a damned Musketeer, named Athos, has taken her safe-conduct from her by force; she will advise him in the same letter to get rid of his two friends, Aramis and Porthos, at the same time.
Having brought you here to this out-of-the-way place, I feel myself responsible for your safe-conduct home, whatever you may yourself feel about it.
He was Archdeacon of Aberdeen, as already said, and in 1357 he received a safe-conduct from Edward III to allow him to travel to Oxford with three companions.
Barbour was given two other safe-conducts, one to allow him again to visit Oxford, and another to allow him to pass through England on his way to France.
Paul Johnson, "asking for his blessing, and more tangibly, what I hoped would be a safe-conduct pass to get me through enemy lines and back again.
This could be resolved tomorrow (Wednesday) if the UK gave him the safe-conduct," said Correa, referring to the pass Assange would need to leave the embassy without being arrested to face extradition.
It was family members, or embassies in the receiving countries that filed the requests or asked for diplomatic humanitarian safe-conduct, because [the prisoners] were locked up, detained without trials, in the same situation that the prisoners in Guantanamo are in now," Lopez Goldaracena recalled.
Lee, The Safe-Conduct Theory of the Alien Tort Statute, 106 Colum.
A consul in London who signed a safe-conduct letter for Snowden that the president said he knew nothing about has been summoned to Ecuador to face punishment for his actions.