Is it just something that they have carte blanche to do as they see fit?
If overturned, each state would have carte blanche to end access to abortion.
So women seem to have carte blanche to express every hue of their sexuality.
I think, after securing his agent's services, he left him carte blanche to act as he would.
But he knew what he was talking about, and they had given him carte blanche.
"I did not mean to offend you; I give you carte blanche to insult mine" (holding out a very minute Russia leather one).
Mr. Adams promised Mr. Gallatin carte blanche as to his instructions.
"He didn't quite give me carte blanche," retorted Greek, grinning.
At all events, she gave me carte blanche to publish the results of my observations.
Above all, the new commander gave Buonaparte carte blanche for the direction of the artillery.
To be given “carte blanche” is to receive the power and authority to do as one wishes: “The prime minister herself did not take any action on the refugee issue but gave her minister of the interior carte blanche to deal with the situation.” Carte blanche is French for “blank card,” meaning one that can be filled in as a person wishes.