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English definition of “free pass”

free pass

noun [C]    
a document giving the right to travel on public transport or go to a theatre, cinema, or museum without paying: Annie's the film critic for the local radio station, so she's got a free pass for all the cinemas in the area.Official documents an official document giving the right to travel anywhere without being limited: She managed to obtain a free pass which even allowed her to visit sensitive military areas.Official documents
(Definition of free pass noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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