laissez passer


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laissez passer

(lese pase) or

laisser passer

n
a document granting unrestricted access or movement to its holder
[literally: let pass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laissez passer - a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions; "the media representatives had special passes"
permission - approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave"
boarding card, boarding pass - a pass that allows you to board a ship or plane
hall pass - written permission from a teacher for a student to be out the classroom and in the halls of the school
ticket-of-leave - a permit formerly given to convicts allowing them to leave prison under specific restrictions
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'I can travel on laissez passer provided by the Dutch government ...
The special "laissez passer" travel documents for Africans without ID are aimed at easing their return back to countries they left or travelled through.
The license itself is a "Laissez passer" for Islamic banking to expand in Europe, he noted.
This must put in issue the legality of the Indian authorities forcing Mr Modi to return to India (if at all) on a one way Laissez passer, and it must mean that on the face of it, by virtue of unlawful measures taken against him, Mr Modi will be prevented in practice from leaving India again for as long as it takes to establish the illegality of the passport revocation" he said.
Say wrote to his friends in the Talleyrand government, begging for a job at the head "of the Post or at the head of public works or customs," adding that "even if as a good disciple of the Economistes, I hardly like customs; but well, we are not yet ready for laissez faire and laissez passer." (p.
Ensuite, laissez passer quelques jour, avant de lui envoyer un lys blanc ou un bouquet de roses blanches, dont la signification sera : "Je t'admire et je te respecte".
En terme de logistique, a-t-il rappele, pas moins de 16 aires de repos ont ete amenagees pour les MRE en Espagne et au Maroc et plus de 3500 personnes mobilisees dont 400 par la Fondation Mohammed V de solidarite et plus de 3000 par les autres services impliques dans l'operation (gendarmerie royale, forces auxiliaires, ministere de la sante, douanes, sapeurs pompiers, etc...) Il a egalement rappele que les autorites consulaires ont grandement simplifie les procedures pour aider a la fluidite de l'operation en octroyant en cas de besoin des passeports provisoires, des laissez passer ou des visas a la frontiere.