Mrs Langley, therefore, gave her carte-blanche to eat what she pleased.
I wish you'd give me carte-blanche for all my patients, and all their wants.'
I gave Charley carte-blanche to ask any of my Richmond acquaintances—and all for what?
"I give you carte-blanche as regards expenses," said her ladyship with decision.
Her dainty drawing-rooms were curiously conventional—the natural result of carte-blanche to a fashionable upholsterer.
You have drawn on me with carte-blanche liberties and spent fortunes like a prodigal!
They recognized the faith that had commissioned her to speak as trustee, and to act with carte-blanche powers.
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.