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synonyms for carte blanche

  • blank check
  • free rein
  • latitude
  • power of attorney
  • authority
  • franchise
  • free hand
  • freedom
  • full authority
  • full power
  • grant
  • leeway
  • license
  • no holds barred
  • permission
  • prerogative
  • sanction
  • say
  • say-so
  • unconditional authority
  • unconditional right
  • unrestricted authority
  • warrant
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How to use carte blanche in a sentence

Blanche stood an instant looking into the lighted room and hesitating—flushed a little, smiling, extremely pretty.
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Blanche sat there with her little excited, yet innocent—too innocent—stare; her eyes followed Mrs. Vivian's.
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There was a pause, during which Blanche went through a little mute exhibition of amazement and pleasure.
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Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.
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At the sound of Blanche's name he jumped up and took his usual tone; he knew all about his wife, and needed no information.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
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Part of that idea was sham bric-à-brac, the rest was carte blanche to Messrs. Spick and Span.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He designed it entirely himself; he had not to compete for the building of it, but had carte blanche in regard to every detail.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Into the study they might not go, and when Blanche would have asked why, Tom pressed her hand and shuddered.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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