carte blanche

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complete freedom or authority to act

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The world did not seem to need another story about people suffering from a whole variety of diseases but in Carte Blanche it is neither a sickness nor a handicap that is the main theme," says Jacek Lusinski, the director of the film, in his statement.
The spoof article said Clinton had written a letter to a major Jewish donor, Haim Saban, promising "to allow Israel carte blanche in any future war with Hamas.
Eureka, Carte Blanche to Kendell Geers" will run through March 21 at Galerist.
Reviewers loved Carte Blanche, calling it exciting, fast-paced, and fun.
PAPERBACKS 1 Afterwards, Rosamund Lupton 2 At Home: A Short History Of Private Life, Bill Bryson 3 The Fort, Bernard Cornwell 4 The Finkler Question, Howard Jacobson 5 The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht 6 A Clash Of Kings, George RR Martin 7 Solar, Ian McEwan 8 The Confession, John Grisham 9 Miracle Cure, Harlan Coben 10 How To Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell HARDBACKS 1 Dinosaurs Love Underpants, Claire Freedman 2 Wonders Of The Universe, Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen 3 Against All Enemies, Tom Clancy 4 Those In Peril, Wilbur Smith 5 Carte Blanche, Jeffery Deaver 6 Rick Stein's Spain, Rick Stein 7 The Kingdom, Clive Cussler 8 Theodore Boone: The Abduction, John Grisham 9 Mud, Sweat And Tears, Bear Grylls 10 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth, Jeff Kinney.
In a scene which could have been lifted from a James Bond novel, author Jeffery Deaver pulled up at Europe's longest bar - The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International - in a special Carte Blanche red Bentley Continental GT flanked by a Bond girl clad in black leathers.
In Carte Blanche, Bond has served in the Royal Naval Reserve, including a tour in Afghanistan, before joining the secret service.
Dubai The long-awaited James Bond novel Carte Blanche that will be launched on Thursday, will end the suspense for expectant readers waiting to see what Dubai has in store for the MI6 agent.
Mark Stern, who has operated the Carte Blanche soup cart for 14 years on the University of Oregon campus, is moving indoors.
Carte Blanche, a unique project at the Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst in Leipzig, involves eleven private individuals and companies who were invited to pay approximately twenty thousand euros each (including the cost of heating, insurance, invigilation, and so on) for the privilege of curating exhibitions at GfZK, the first institution for contemporary art built in the former East Germany after the fall of the wall.
It was swiftly followed by the Carte Blanche then, eight years later, by American Express (left).
It also shows Levein has been given carte blanche by the SFA blazers to do things his way.
You'll have the rare opportunity to see Mats Ek's poignant duet Memory, Hans van Manen's beguiling pas de deux Trois Gnossiennes, the Norwegian group Carte Blanche in Hofesh Schechter's raucous and bracing Uprising, Jorma Elo's kinetically exciting Lost on Slow for the Royal Danish Ballet, and David Dawson's A Million Kisses to My Skin for English National Ballet.
To Val, it just means carte blanche to hammer Lily Butterfield over the cranium with a large guilt curtain pole.
Carte Blanche, the hard-hitting M-Net television investigative programme, also targeted the paediatric surgical departments at King Edward Hospital (KwaZulu-Natal), Bloemfontein Academic and Pretoria Academic hospitals for a 7-week, R20 million fund-raising blitz to mark their own 20th anniversary.