Definitions for safe-conduct

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

safe′-con′duct(n.)

  1. a document authorizing safe passage through a region, esp. in time of war.

  2. the authorization itself.

Origin of safe-conduct:

1250–1300; ME sauf condut < MF sauf-conduit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safe-conduct, safeguard(noun)

    a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

Wiktionary

  1. safe-conduct(Noun)

    A document that grants safe passage through enemy territory in times of war.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Safe-conduct(noun)

    that which gives a safe passage

  2. Safe-conduct(noun)

    a convoy or guard to protect a person in an enemy's country or a foreign country

  3. Safe-conduct(noun)

    a writing, pass, or warrant of security, given to a person to enable him to travel with safety

  4. Safe-conduct(verb)

    to conduct safely; to give safe-conduct to

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