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Topic: CONSTRUCTION

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin conductus; CONDUCT1

conduit

noun
     
con‧duit [countable]
1 technicalTBC a pipe or passage through which water, gas, a set of electric wires etc passes
2 formal a connection between two things that allows people to pass ideas, news, money, weapons, drugs etc from one place to another
conduit for
Drug traffickers have used the country as a conduit for shipments to the U.S.
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