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Carte Blanche Definition in Context with Images

Carte blanche definition in context with images and synonyms as one of the French words in English from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, carte blanche, in short real sentences and improve your reading comprehension at the same time.

/ˌkɑːtˈblãːʃ/ (noun)

Carte blanche definition

complete freedom or permission given to someone in authority to someone else to act freely, free hand, free reign, blank check, full authority, carte blanche in French means: white card


The latest Home Ministry order authorising 10 central agencies to access ‘any’ data stored on ‘any’ computer is not just bad in principle but also bad in law, as the carte blanche order of the government poses serious questions on privacy and data protection.

The present order of the NDA government raises question about what happens to the due process. Do all these agencies have a carte blanche power to decide which individuals need to be under surveillance?

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restriction, inhibition

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