safe-conduct


safe–con·duct

noun \ˈsāf-ˈkän-(ˌ)dəkt\

: protection from the government, police, etc., that is given to a person who is passing through an area that might be dangerous

Full Definition of SAFE-CONDUCT

1
:  protection given a person passing through a military zone or occupied area
2
:  a document authorizing safe-conduct

Origin of SAFE-CONDUCT

Middle English sauf conduit, from Anglo-French, safe conduct
First Known Use: 14th century

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