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1. An official document or an escort assuring unmolested passage, as through enemy territory.
2. The protection afforded by such a document.
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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
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to conduct (a person) in safety
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to give a safe-conduct to
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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]
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Past participle: safe-conducted
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|Noun||1.||safe-conduct - a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war|
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safe-conduct[ˈseɪfˈkɒndəkt] N → salvoconducto m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
safe-conduct[ˌseɪfˈkɒndʌkt] n → salvacondotto
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