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carnet

[ kahr-ney; French kar-ne ]

noun

, plural car·nets [kahr-, neyz, k, a, r, -, ne].
  1. a customs document allowing an automobile to be driven at no cost across international borders.


carnet

/ ˈkɑːneɪ /

noun

    1. a customs licence authorizing the temporary importation of a motor vehicle
    2. an official document permitting motorists to cross certain frontiers
  1. a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of carnet1

1895–1900; < French: notebook, book of tickets; Middle French quernet, equivalent to quern- (compare quaer (with loss of n ) group of four sheets; cahier ) + -et -et

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Word History and Origins

Origin of carnet1

French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire 1

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Example Sentences

The sergeant was deciphering with difficulty the names from his little carnet, and response after response was, "Mort."

I could not have a room until my carnet rouge had been stamped by this dignitary.

"Your cigarettes are of the best tobacco, monsieur," said Charles Carnet.

"That is exactly what they will do, monsieur," Edouard Carnet replied to him.

The brothers Carnet were regarding the two young men with pity.

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