give+carte-blanche+to

  • 1 give carte blanche — give (someone) carte blanche slightly formal to let someone do whatever they want in a particular situation. She gave her interior decorator carte blanche to do up her apartment. (usually + to do something) …

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  • 2 give someone carte blanche — give (someone) carte blanche slightly formal to let someone do whatever they want in a particular situation. She gave her interior decorator carte blanche to do up her apartment. (usually + to do something) …

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  • 3 carte blanche — [[t]kɑ͟ː(r)t blɒ̱nʃ[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N to inf If someone gives you carte blanche, they give you the authority to do whatever you think is right. She gave the children carte blanche to do what they liked... She was given carte blanche with the… …

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  • 4 carte blanche — noun (U) complete freedom to do whatever you like in a particular situation, especially to spend money: give sb carte blanche: We were given carte blanche to redecorate the hotel …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 carte blanche — /kat ˈblɒntʃ / (say kaht blonch), /ˈblɒ̃ʃ/ (say blonsh) noun (plural cartes blanches /kats ˈblɒntʃ/ (say kahts blonch), /kat ˈblɒ̃ʃ/ (say blonsh)) 1. unconditional authority; full power. 2. a signed paper left blank for the person to whom it is… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 6 get carte blanche — get/have carte blanche slightly formal give (someone) carte blanche to let someone do whatever they want in a particular situation. He had carte blanche when it came to choosing which actors he wanted to work with …

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  • 7 have carte blanche — get/have carte blanche slightly formal give (someone) carte blanche to let someone do whatever they want in a particular situation. He had carte blanche when it came to choosing which actors he wanted to work with …

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  • 8 Permission — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Permission >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 permission permission leave Sgm: N 1 allowance allowance sufferance Sgm: N 1 tolerance tolerance toleration Sgm: N 1 liberty liberty law license …

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  • 9 permission — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Consent Nouns 1. permission, leave; allowance, sufferance; tolerance, toleration; freedom, liberty, law, license, concession, grace; indulgence, lenity, leniency; favor, assent, dispensation, exemption,… …

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  • 10 allow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. grant, permit; concede; tolerate, suffer, let. See disclosure, consent, permission. Ant., prohibit, forbid. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To permit an action] Syn. permit, let, sanction, grant, consent to,… …

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  • 11 let — v 1. allow, permit, give permission or leave to, grant; authorize, sanction, warrant, entitle, empower, enable, license, commission; vouchsafe, favor, privilege; affranchise, give one his head, give carte blanche, give the green light, give the… …

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  • 12 allow — [v1] admit; acknowledge acquiesce, avow, concede, confess, grant, let on, own; concepts 60,82 Ant. deny, refuse, reject allow [v2] permit an action accord, accredit, admit, approve, authorize, bear, be big*, be game for*, brook, certify,… …

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  • 13 permit — v 1. allow, give permission or leave to, grant, let; authorize, sanction, warrant, entitle, empower, enable, license, franchise, commission; vouchsafe, favor, privilege; affranchise, give one his head, give carte blanche, give the green light,… …

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  • 14 rein — n 1. check, curb, restraint, constraint, control, restriction, limitation. 2. reins helm, tiller, rudder, wheel; driver s seat, saddle, throne. 3. draw rein halt, come to a halt or stop, stop, stop dead, come to a dead stop, stop in one s tracks …

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  • 15 agree — [v1] be in unison, assent with another accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, allow, be of the same mind*, bury the hatchet*, buy into*, check, clinch the deal*, come to terms, comply, concede, concur, consent, cut a deal*, engage, give blessing* …

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  • 16 permit — I. v. a. 1. Allow, let, suffer, tolerate, endure, put up with. 2. Empower, authorize, warrant, give permission to, give leave to, give carte blanche to, grant, admit, license, consent to. II. v. n. Allow. III. n. Leave, license, permission,… …

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  • 17 leave alone — Synonyms and related words: be conservative, butt out, do nothing, give carte blanche, give full power, hold aloof, keep hands off, leave, leave be, let alone, let be, not butt in, not get involved, not interfere, not make waves, not meddle, not… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 liberality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Generosity Nouns 1. liberality, generosity, unselfishness, munificence, largesse, bounty; charity, hospitality, beneficence, philanthropy; prodigality; fullness, broadness, breadth. 2. tolerance,… …

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  • 19 rein — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. curb, check, control; (pl.) lines, restraint, guidance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bridle strap, line, control; see halter 1 , restraint 2 . • draw rein or [m1]• draw in the reins, Syn. slow down, cease …

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  • 20 tolerate — v 1. permit, admit, allow, countenance; recognize, accord, oblige, gratify, indulge; sanction, concede, warrant, vouchsafe, approve; favor, give quarter, show mercy, spare the vanquished; disregard, overlook, condone, ignore, wink at; be lax, be… …

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