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safe conductnoun [U]

uk   /ˌseɪf ˈkɒn.dʌkt/  us   /ˌseɪf ˈkɑːn.dʌkt/
officialprotection from ​harm while ​travelling through an ​area, or a ​document that gives this: In ​exchange for the ​hostages, the ​terroristsdemandedsafeconduct out of the ​country.
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