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carte blanche

Saltos de línea: carte blanche
Pronunciación: /kɑːt ˈblɑːnʃ

Definición de carte blanche en inglés:


1 [mass noun] Complete freedom to act as one wishes: the architect given carte blanche to design the store
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The letter directs him to use his discretion, but he's given carte blanche to tell them whatever he wants.
  • You are given carte blanche to tell people what you think, and as long as you don't actually stab someone, you will be pretty much forgiven.
  • They were given carte blanche to come up with their very best model.
2(In piquet) a hand containing no court cards as dealt.


late 17th century: French, literally 'blank paper' (i.e. a blank sheet on which to write whatever one wishes, particularly one's own terms for an agreement).

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