carte blanche

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌkɑːrtˈblɑːnʃ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑrt ˈblɑntʃ, ˈblãʃ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kärt blanch, blänch; Fr. kart blänsh)


Inflections of 'carte blanche' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": cartes blanches

carte blanche
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Synonyms:
full authority, unconditional authority, full power, unconditional power, full right, complete right, free hand, license , power of attorney, open sanction, open mandate, prerogative, free rein, blank check, freedom , permission , power , right , authority , blank cheque (UK), slang , leeway, latitude, liberty

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