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carte

[kahrt; French kart] /kɑrt; French kart/
noun, plural cartes
[kahrts; French kart] /kɑrts; French kart/ (Show IPA)
1.
(italics) French. menu; bill of fare.
Compare à la carte.
2.
a playing card.
3.
Archaic. a map or chart.
Origin
1150
before 1150; Middle English, Old English: writing paper, document, letter < Latin charta < Greek chártēs sheet of papyrus
Can be confused
cart, carte.

Carte

[kahrt] /kɑrt/
noun
1.
Richard d'Oyly
[doi-lee] /ˈdɔɪ li/ (Show IPA),
D'Oyly Carte, Richard.
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Examples 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/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of quarte

Carte

/kɑːt/
noun
1.
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