Carte blanche

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Carte blanche (French for blank or white card) or its Spanish language variant, carta blanca, may refer to:

  • Carte blanche, a French phrase, meaning "unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority"
    • Blank cheque, a cheque that has no numerical value entered, but is already signed
    • Tabula rasa, a Latin phrase often translated literally as "blank slate" in English
    • Full Powers, the authority of a person to sign a treaty or convention on behalf of a sovereign state

Carte Blanche may also refer to:





  • "Carte Blanche", a 1999 trance song by Veracocha
  • "Carte Blanche", a song from Shock Treatment (1981), the follow-up film to The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • "Carte Blanche", a 1987 song by Oktobar 1864 from album Oktobar 1864



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