Dictionary.com

carnet

[ kahr-ney; French kar-ne ]
/ kɑrˈneɪ; French karˈnɛ /
Save This Word!

noun, plural car·nets [kahr-neyz; French kar-ne]. /kɑrˈneɪz; French karˈnɛ/.

a customs document allowing an automobile to be driven at no cost across international borders.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of carnet

1895–1900; <French: notebook, book of tickets; Middle French quernet, equivalent to quern- (compare quaer (with loss of n) group of four sheets; see cahier) + -et-et
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use carnet in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for carnet

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
a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc

Word Origin for carnet

French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK