[kahrt; French kart] /kɑrt; French kart/
noun, plural cartes
[kahrts; French kart] /kɑrts; French kart/ (Show IPA)
(italics) French. menu; bill of fare.
Compare à la carte.
a playing card.
Archaic. a map or chart.
before 1150; Middle English, Old English: writing paper, document, letter < Latin charta < Greek chártēs sheet of papyrus
Can be confused
cart, carte.


[kahrt] /kɑrt/
Richard d'Oyly
[doi-lee] /ˈdɔɪ li/ (Show IPA),
D'Oyly Carte, Richard.
Example Sentences for carte
Or, choose the a la carte options from this page to put together your own curriculum.
Maybe they've given the bloggers carte blanche, and don't mind what they do.
But science must not be given carte blanche any more than should faith-based theology.
They get carte blanche for immorality, somehow, based on their worldview.
But they will want to come up with a rationale for letting the law stand that does not give the feds carte blanche.
But it would also be going overboard simply to give carte blanche to principals to fire teachers.
These were innovations in which contractors essentially had carte blanche to run programs as they pleased.
They have carte blanche for whatever they want to write.
Instead, it often provided carte blanche for leaders to become dictators and bleed their people dry.
Some spa vacation rates include only the cost of the room and meals, with all activities and spa treatments sold a la carte.
British Dictionary definitions for carte
carte (kɑːt)
a variant spelling of quarte

Carte (kɑːt)
See D'Oyly Carte

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