Definitions for laissez-passerˈlɛs eɪ pæˈseɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lais•sez-pas•serˈlɛs eɪ pæˈseɪ(n.)(pl.)-pas•ser.

  1. a permit; pass.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of laissez-passer:

< F: lit., allow to pass


  1. laissez-passer(Noun)

    pass; permit

  2. laissez-passer(Noun)

    A document permitting the bearer to travel, sometimes issued as an emergency passport.

  3. Origin: French: laissez passer, let pass.

Translations for laissez-passer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a ticket or card allowing a person to do something, eg to travel free or to get in to a building

You must show your pass before entering.

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