carte blanche


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  • noun

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complete freedom or authority to act

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CARTE Blanche, by Jeffery Deaver, is published on May 26 by Hodder & Stoughton, priced pounds 18.
I appreciate that cyclists are good for the environment, unlike us dirty, polluting motorists, but does that give them carte blanche to ignore the rules of the road?
15pm Roy Brittain will present Britain's Best Volume 2 and Saturday will see the Carte Blanche Trio perform live jazz at the same time.
The uncorrected reference to God in the Constitution does not give government carte blanche to use ``God'' anywhere.
Giving would-be speeders a carte blanche to break the law is asking for trouble.
Before CADIS, Eden-Harris was co-founder of Eden-Harris, Associates, a marketing consulting agency, and held a variety of senior management positions in the high tech and agency sector working for clients such as Carte Blanche Credit Card, Barclays Bank, and PSA Airlines.
As a condition for taking over Stuttgart, Anderson demanded carte blanche for the necessary bloodletting, and twenty-five dancers, both with and without tenure, were given golden handshakes, found other jobs, or let go.
Not that they call all the shots, or have carte blanche to veto Hillary's madcap public gambits.
The In-One supports all payment types, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, JCB, and EnRoute.
We are very pleased to be teaming up with The Eyes on this entertaining series that gambles on giving a designer carte blanche," stated Vanessa Case, Vice President of Programming, HGTV Canada, a division of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.
In no sense does Jeffords have carte blanche [with his committee]," Mann says, adding, however, that Jeffords "is a rather independent fellow, and he's not afraid to be alone in his party on matters he believes in.
It is my first menu and I was really lucky that they have given me carte blanche with it.
As a freelance journalist he has carte blanche to scribe whatever he wants, but I really think his priorities in this instance are wrong.
It is ironic that public utility companies like Southern California Edison are given carte blanche to determine the quality of life for Sylmar residents.
And on December 15 the Carte Blanche Trio, Sutton Library's in-house trio, will be playing tunes from the Great American Songbook.