laissez-passer

noun
lais·​sez-pas·​ser | \ ˌle-ˌsā-ˌpa-ˈsā How to pronounce laissez-passer (audio) , ˌlā-, -ˌzā- \

Definition of laissez-passer

First Known Use of laissez-passer

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laissez-passer

French, from laissez passer let (someone) pass

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“Laissez-passer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laissez-passer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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