Synonyms for carte blanche

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kahrt blanch, blahnch; French kart blahnsh
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɑrt ˈblæntʃ, ˈblɑntʃ; French kart ˈblɑ̃ʃ

Top 10 synonyms for carte blanche Other synonyms for the word carte blanche

Définition of carte blanche

Origin :
  • 1707, blank paper, French, literally "white paper" (see card (n.) + blank (adj.)); figurative sense of "full discretionary power" is from 1766.
  • noun complete authority
Example sentences :
  • But he knew what he was talking about, and they had given him carte blanche.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • Remember you have carte blanche to come here whenever you choose.
  • Extract from : « Molly Bawn » by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • You shall have carte blanche in any Fifth Avenue shop to the amount of—$1.75.
  • Extract from : « The Mask » by Arthur Hornblow
  • Mr. Adams promised Mr. Gallatin carte blanche as to his instructions.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • You gave me carte blanche with this Mitchell babe, remember?
  • Extract from : « Get Out of Our Skies! » by E. K. Jarvis
  • You must procure at least five of the ten; and I leave you carte blanche as to the terms.
  • Extract from : « The Parisians, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • He was to have carte blanche, even in the editorial columns of our newspapers.
  • Extract from : « A Far Country, Complete » by Winston Churchill
  • At all events, she gave me carte blanche to publish the results of my observations.
  • Extract from : « Mystic London: » by Charles Maurice Davies
  • Bab had carte blanche to select what she wished for her trousseau.
  • Extract from : « Rich Man, Poor Man » by Maximilian Foster
  • My friend has given me carte blanche, and I am making the most of it.
  • Extract from : « The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX) » by Charles Paul de Kock
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