Definitions

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  • noun A form of passport permitting a neutral ship to traverse a blockade in wartime.

Etymologies

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navigation certificate

Examples

  • You may see the papers-alle, alle, including the navicert which is supposed to make me free from these delays. "

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • Angrily he signalled back: "Have navicert, therefore no examination necessary."

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • On last voyage was forced to jettison 600 tons of rubber at Weymouth, British contraband control port, following navicert trouble.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • For the last two voyages he had had a navicert issued in New York, but that did not prevent the British from stopping his ship for further inspections.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • From this date neutral shippers were advised to obtain a “navicert” or certificate from British consular officials.

    8. Naval Warfare and Blockade, 1939-1944

  • I asked him what he thought of the suggestion by some senators that we begin using such tactics as "black­listing" and reinforcement of the navicert controls that had been used in World Wars I and II, against some of the smaller nations which now oppose us.

    Flowers for Algernon

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