[kahr-ney; French kar-ne]
noun, plural carnets [kahr-neyz; French kar-ne] .
a customs document allowing an automobile to be driven at no cost across international borders.

1895–1900; < French: notebook, book of tickets; Middle French quernet, equivalent to quern- (compare quaer (with loss of n) group of four sheets; see cahier) + -et -et Unabridged
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carnet (ˈkɑːneɪ)
1.  a.  a customs licence authorizing the temporary importation of a motor vehicle
 b.  an official document permitting motorists to cross certain frontiers
2.  a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc
[French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire1]

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Animals are allowed with a health carnet detailing immunization records.
The carnet serves as a guarantee against the payment of duties which may become due if the merchandise is not re-exported.
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