Definition of ticket of leave in English:

ticket of leave

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Pronunciation: /tɪkɪtəvˈliːv/

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British historical
A document granting certain concessions, especially leave, to a prisoner or convict who had served part of their time: [as modifier]: ticket-of-leave men

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