Synonyms for cartel

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kahr-tel
Phonetic Transcription : kɑrˈtɛl

Top 10 synonyms for cartel Other synonyms for the word cartel

Définition of cartel

Origin :
  • 1550s, "a written challenge," from Middle French cartel (16c.), from Italian cartello "placard," diminutive of carta "card" (see card (n.1)). It came to mean "written agreement between challengers" (1690s) and then "a written agreement between challengers" (1889). Sense of "a commercial trust, an association of industrialists" comes 1902, via German Kartell, which is from French. The older U.S. term for that is trust (n.). The usual German name for them was Interessengemeinschaft, abbreviated IG.
  • noun group which shares business interest
Example sentences :
  • Sir Lucius was not out of sight when the Duke had finished reading his cartel.
  • Extract from : « The Young Duke » by Benjamin Disraeli
  • We have been engaged a long time in negotiating a cartel of exchange.
  • Extract from : « The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I » by Various
  • When this cartel fell into my hands it lacked but an hour of sunset.
  • Extract from : « Captain Canot » by Brantz Mayer
  • The Escribano was demanded in exchange, according to the cartel.
  • Extract from : « Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7 » by Charles H. Sylvester
  • A brig was chartered as a cartel, on board of which the Frenchmen were at once sent.
  • Extract from : « From Powder Monkey to Admiral » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • A cartel is a military agreement for the exchange of prisoners or the like.
  • Extract from : « English Synonyms and Antonyms » by James Champlin Fernald
  • She proved to be a cartel bound to New York with American prisoners.
  • Extract from : « Frank Mildmay » by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • "He hath given me his cartel and challenge," said Chandos, drawing a paper from his tunic.
  • Extract from : « Sir Nigel » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Sir, I have orders to read you the cartel, and give it you afterwards.
  • Extract from : « A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times » by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • “There is no need of our boring Mr. Cartel with our family rows,” she said, sweetly.
  • Extract from : « The Cricket » by Marjorie Cooke
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